The following articles are related to the topic of HOPE

The Hope of Immortality

Man has ever entertained the hope that there is more to human existence that the experiences of earthly life. Even skeptics have a difficult time quenching this desire.

The Hope of Our Salvation

The Bible speaks of “the hope of our salvation.” Does this mean that we do not enjoy salvation now? This brief article addresses this matter.

The Soul’s Anchor Is the Hope of Heaven

Only the truth gives hope — real hope — and, as the American poet Wallace Rice put it, “hope is the patent medicine for disease, disaster, and sin.” In this article, Jason Jackson surveys several biblical expressions in which the word “hope” appears. These phrases teach us about the Christian’s future.

Does God Send Delusions? Can a Person Harden Himself Beyond Hope?

What does the Bible mean when it suggests that God may “send a strong delusion” to some people (2 Thes. 2:11)? Would the “God of truth” actually “send” a lie? Too, is it possible for a person to harden his heart to the extent that he is beyond the hope of salvation?

God and the Nation of Israel

What role does the nation of Israel play — past and present — in the plan of God? Does their illustrious past have any relevance today or in the future?

Let Your Light Shine

By reflecting the influence of Christ in their lives, Christians lead others to glorify their Father who is in heaven.

The Yoke of Christ

Christianity is best for humankind because it fits us well. If you have burdens, come see what Christ has to offer.

I Want What You Have

The Christian has what everyone is trying so hard to obtain. So what does the Christian have? A study of Romans 5:1-9 reveals the wonderful blessings everyone needs.

Firm Promises from God for Troubled Souls

When a Hebrew baby was given the name Ezekiel in the seventh century before Christ, it was almost prophetic of the spiritual resources the child would need for the years that awaited him.

Our Eternal Abode

Will heaven be on earth as some have speculated? Or is their biblical evidence that heaven will be something apart from the physical planet on which we live.

Some Wise Words from Zophar

Zophar, one of Job’s friends, was a fierce critic of the patriarch of Uz. Many of his charges were unjust. Occasionally, however, he uttered meaningful truth. This brief article discusses one such episode.

Terminal Illness – Living Wills

The earthly life of Terry Schiavo has ended, but the controversy that surrounded this case is far from over. How does one assess these tragic life-and-death situations which are fraught with difficult ethical questions? Ponder this issue with us in this week’s Penpoints.

A Divine Platform for Christian Unity

In Paul’s letter to the saints in Ephesus, there is a marvelous platform for Christian unity. In this article, Wayne Jackson discusses the components of the plan for sacred unity.