…but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Isaiah 40:31 New International Version
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31 King James Version
We all need to hope in our God because it is the only key to our going through hard times and coming out a winner. It is hard to hold onto faith when we are in trouble, when all seems lost and everything is not turning out the way we want despite all of our efforts.
Despair is inevitable when hope is not alive in our hearts. When I know, i’ve done all I can to change a situation, and it’s not working, I live it to God. When I have no power over an issue, I take it to the Lord. It’s never a mighty big earth shaking prayer its just simple. Either -God help me, or I know I can’t do it, but there is nothing impossible with you, so do it, Lord.
Hope is all we have to keep our hearts from being troubled. When we hope in the Lord, we assure Him that we trust Him to deliver what He promised us. He says he is not a man to lie neither a son of man to repent (Numbers 23:19). Hence, Whatever He says He will do, He will surely see it come to pass.
He has exalted His word above all His name (Psalms 138:2), so, He will surely see His word come to pass. When you see a delay in your way don’t be weary and think God has forgotten you. Behind the curtains, He is working. I know when things are happening too fast, and our need is demanding of us, we tend to think God has forsaken us. No matter how many times He has been there to get us out of trouble, we still doubt. What can we say we are human.
When you despair, and your hope is lost, pray that God renews it. Tell Him to give you strength and peace. (Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Isaiah 26:3), He promises you peace when you trust in Him.
Who doesn’t want peace, just to sleep easy knowing that everything is ok? Children do that. That is why the Bible admonishes us to be like them. Be like a child, they don’t worry about food or anything. For they know as long as the parent is there, they will get it. God is a perfect father; He doesn’t need lessons to beat the best dad in our world. So if a parent can provide well for the child, how much more our God?