“… looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.”-  {Titus 2;11-14}.

The follower of Christ’s hope speaks of – a confident expectation of better things to come.  “Certainty,” as opposed to the gambler’s hope of “chance.” The Christian’s is one of “certainty!” In the above verses there is a bright and brilliant future for His children. This Hope is in the second coming of the Lord Jesus. From the above verses we can see, it is a…

  1. Blessed HopeThe Christian’s hope is not “looking” for an event but for Jesus!
  2. Visible Hope– He will appear again
  3. Glorious Hope– He is our glorious God
  4. Saving Hope– “the Grace of God has appeared BRINGING SALVATION…God our Savior”
  5. Personal Hope– ” ….bringing salvation TO ALL People.” Which includes you and me.
  6. Influential Hope– The reality of His return influences, motivates ,“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing{teaching} us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds. “ {Titus 2:11-14.}  NOTE the words underlined and consider afresh how His return is to motivate us.. you  and me!

Memorize, praise Him and Share with others the Christians Future Hope with present effects as you seek to live out what Future Hope is meant to influence presently, today, as we look to Him for His return!

Hope has a name- Jesus! This Hope is a Person the triumphant, returning Lord Jesus.