Tag Archives: hope

Runaway

Genesis 16:7-9, 13 “The angel of the Lord found Hagar near a spring in the desert…And he said, ‘Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?’  ‘I’m running away from my mistress Sarai,’ she … Continue reading

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Anchor

Jonah 1:4-6, 10b “Then the Lord sent a great wind on the sea, and such a violent storm arose that the ship threatened to break up.  All the sailors were afraid and each cried out to his own god.  And … Continue reading

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Rainbow

Genesis 9:13-15 “I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.  Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will … Continue reading

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Wheat

Judges 6:3-4, 6, 11-13a “Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.  They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living … Continue reading

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Resurrection

2 Kings 4:20, 25, 27a, 28, 30b, 34b “After the servant had lifted him up and carried him to his mother, the boy sat on her lap until noon, and then he died…So she set out and came to the … Continue reading

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Blossom

Exodus 25:8, 31-33 “Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.  Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you…Make a lampstand of pure gold and hammer it … Continue reading

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Tents

2 Samuel 7:4-6 “That night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying, ‘Go and tell my servant David, ‘This is what the Lord says:  Are you the one to build me a house to dwell in?  I have … Continue reading

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Breakfast

1 Kings 19:3a, 4a, 5a-6 “Elijah was afraid and ran for his life…‘I have had enough, Lord,’ he said…Then he lay down under the tree and fell asleep.  All at once an angel touched him and said, ‘Get up and eat.’ … Continue reading

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Prisoners of Hope

Genesis 39:20b-23 “But while Joseph was there in the prison, the Lord was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favour in the eyes of the prison warden.  So the warden put Joseph in charge of all those … Continue reading

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River

Ezekiel 37:6b-8a, 12 “Then he led me back to the bank of the river.  When I arrived there, I saw a great number of trees on each side of the river.  He said to me, ‘…Fruit trees of all kinds … Continue reading

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