Presentation on theme: "Advent - He is coming HOPE. Hope is A waking dream- Aristotle A risky imagination- Brueggemann A passion for the possible- Kierkegaard A foolish counselor-"— Presentation transcript:
Hope is A waking dream- Aristotle A risky imagination- Brueggemann A passion for the possible- Kierkegaard A foolish counselor- Plato A curse upon humanity- Euripides A human foible that only served to stretch out suffering- Sophocles
Christian Meaning? Glorify God and enjoy Him forever
Lamentations 3 Affliction Darkness Hunger Imprisoned Unheard prayers Future Crushed Torn to pieces Victimised Humiliated Despair All hope lost
So what does Rahab have to do with any of this?
Lamentations 3:21 But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”