plan for your future
has always been filled with hope.
11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD,
plans to prosper you and not to harm you,
plans to give you hope and a future.
live in a world that sometimes seems void of hope. Wars,
famine, pollution, recessions, etc. can cause us to become
easily discouraged when we look at the prospects of our
future. iscouragement can lead to depression, and depression
can lead to hopelessness.
we are feeling hopeless, we see our circumstances and
surroundings through a filtered lens that can cause us
to continue to spiral downwards in our emotions and our
attitudes. In this devotional scripture, God says that
He has a plan for you, a plan that will prosper you and
not to harm you, a plan that will give you hope and a
the economy may be saying one thing to us, God is saying
another. While your circumstances may cry out hopelessness,
God is saying that He has a plan to prosper and not to
harm you. While we don't know what the future does hold,
we know who holds the future. We can trust in the goodness
of God to care for us in the midst of situations that
hope is not in our circumstances, but in God our Father.
That does not necessarily mean that life will always turn
out the way we expected, but it does mean that we can
always trust in our Father to love us and watch over us.
If we commit our lives into His care, we are guaranteed
from an everlasting perspective, that we will have an
incredible future filled with hope awaiting us, that will
Father, I thank You that You have a plan for me that is
filled with hope and a future. I know that You have plans
to prosper me and not to harm me. I need not fear and
I need not despair for you are in control of my life.
Help me to commit my life to You, trusting in Your faithfulness
to accomplish all that You have promised to do. In the
name of Your beloved Son Jesus I pray, AMEN.