Chapel of Faith
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...