Hope lies at the very core of Christianity—but hope in what?
Of course, the short, Sunday–School answer is, “Jesus.”
But what does that mean? What expectations are attached to “hope in Jesus?”
Based on comments I’ve heard among Christians over the years, it seems that, for many, the concept is vague enough to encompass pretty much anything that seems desirable—a better life, a brighter future, heck, even world peace.
As I think back over how I would have …