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Chapel of Faith

Hope

 

January 9, 2020



Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God. Psalm 43:5

1828 Noah Webster Dictionary. HOPE, noun [Latin cupio.]

A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable.

HOPE differs from wish and desire in this:

That it implies some expectation of obtaining the good desired, or the possibility of possessing it.

• Hope therefore always gives pleasure or joy.

Whereas wish and want may produce or be accompanied with pain and anxiety...



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