Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
Grace and Hope
The love of Christ fills you with grace and hope. His grace made you a child of God and gave you hope for tomorrow and all eternity.
Grace and hope are powerful forces at work in our life. Through faith in Christ, you have access to the grace of God.
The grace of God is the underserved privilege you enjoy as His child. Through grace, you have access to God’s presence. It was God’s grace that opened the door and invited you into God’s throne room as His child.
God pours out His grace on you and fills you with His favor. Every time you close your eyes in prayer, you exercise the grace of God.
God’s grace is beyond comprehension. You will never understand how His grace saved you and how His grace is working in your life right now. You can never plumb the depths of God’s grace. The wisest pastor and the most well-studied theologian still have only a tiny grasp of God’s grace.
All you can do is be thankful for your standing in Christ. But God’s grace is just the beginning. You can also rejoice for the hope you have in Christ.
Hope is not wishful thinking. Hope understands that God is in control and is working all things together for your good.
Hope looks beyond the issues of today and sees what God will do in the future. Hope understands that God is working in the world the way He is working in your life. He is bringing all things together for His glory. One day, your hope will be a reality as you see Christ face-to-face and participate in His glory.
Hope in the Coming Kingdom
Your hope is not in this world but in the Kingdom of God that is coming. Your hope is to spend eternity with Christ. Reigning and ruling with Him.
You can rejoice today because you have hope for tomorrow and God’s grace for today. As His Child and a member of His Kingdom, you will live forever in the glory of Christ.
The problems and difficulties of the world around you will not reduce your joy. Because you know His grace is working for your good, you can rejoice no matter what situation you are going through. You know the best is yet to come.
Look at that promise again.
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. – Romans 5:2
Make these confessions.
I have God’s grace working in me today.
I live in the undeserved favor of God.
My hope is not in this world but in the grace of God.
I can rejoice because God is in charge and working for my good.
In Jesus’ name,
It is so easy for the world to pull your eyes off the incredible blessings you have in Christ. Keep your focus on His grace working in your life today. It is His grace that gives you hope.
With all that is going on in the world today, everyone could use some encouragement. If The Daily Promise is a blessing to you, take a moment, and share this promise with someone you know. Encourage others to listen to or read The Daily Promise. Join me in encouraging others with the promises of God.
How have you seen grace and hope work in your life? (Share your thoughts in the comments below)
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