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Faith is the confidence, (the knowing), that what we hope for is going to happen. It’s the evidence of things we cannot see (Hebrews 11:1).
Well for some people it means; to wish for, to expect something, but without certainty of receiving it. But to God, hope is a promise, it’s the strong and confident expectation of things that are yet to come. And it’s the trust that that promise will be kept.
when you’re driving down the interstate and you see one of those Rest Area One Mile signs. That rest area is Jesus. When you pull in, he gives you everything you need to get back on the road. I’m sorta like that sign, I’m just letting everyone know he’s there. You can pull in or continue on, the choice is yours.
In the 1970s, young Greg Laurie (Joel Courtney) is searching for all the right things in all the wrong places: until he meets Lonnie Frisbee (Jonathan Roumie), a charismatic hippie-street-preacher. Together with Pastor Chuck Smith (Kelsey Grammer), they open the doors of Smith’s languishing church to an unexpected revival of radical and newfound love, leading to what TIME Magazine dubbed a JESUS REVOLUTION.
Its faith gives us hope, and hope helps us hold on to, to build and strengthen our faith. Look, I know that things don’t look real good right now.The tensions between countries, the wars and rumors of wars. Disease, starvation, death and destruction are all the results of hatred, chaos, confusion, lies and deceit which are the tools of satan. And he uses those tools and people to pull us away from each other and from God. We are all created in the image of God. We are all God’s children. And that’s where we need to stay, as God’s children, children of the light, and not children of the world, children of darkness.
Have you ever gone out at night and looked up at the stars that fill the night sky? Have you ever tried to see those same stars during the daylight? You can’t see them, but they’re there. I can’t see God, but I know he’s there. And that’s faith. So when can you see the stars the best? When it’s the darkest. We need God in our lives every day, especially when it’s the darkest.