…hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
Some might see us as naive, placing our faith in a God that cannot be seen, scriptures that are centuries old, prayer and the resurrection. Is this blind faith with no basis in reality? No! We may not be able to prove these things, but we know the reality of God’s Spirit at work in our lives, bringing reassurance, courage and love, guiding and transforming us. He is our foretaste of the life to come, our proof of God with us. It is his presence that reassures us that our faith, our hope, our God will not put us to shame.
Thank you for your Spirit Lord, help us to be alert to his work in our lives so that our faith may grow.