Father, we ask that you help us understand your word through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and open our hearts and minds so that we may incorporate your word and will into our lives for your glory.
“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint” (Isaiah 40:31)
“Having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance. For this end, we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially those who believe. (1 Timothy 4:8-10)
“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13)