“We light this candle in hope, the bright hope of Jesus, the Christ.”
What do you think of when you think of hope?
Who would be an example of hope?
Where do you find hope?
For what do you hope?
"The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. And this is the name by which it will be called: 'The LORD is our righteousness.' "
What does this passage have to do with hope?
Jeremiah writes, ”The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah.”
What do you think these words mean?
Does this relate to hope?
What do you wish God would do?
Sometime this week, write down a list of your hopes for yourself, for your family, for our world.
Share these with another member of your family.
Consider ways that you and your family might work together toward these purposes.
Maybe create a "Jar of Hope" in which you can place all of these hopes.
Find a service project in which you can all participate this week.
This week, your family could…
Take a ham tag, gift tag or clothing tag for someone. Many volunteers are still needed. These are located in the atrium and in McFarland Hall. Go shopping for someone in need in the Spirit of the coming Christ.