“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”
Romans 15:13 ESV
Two things speak to me from today’s verse. First, that our hearts would be filled with all joy and peace in believing. I find that times when I struggle I’m typically solely focused on myself. My mind starts to wonder to the “what if’s” and I start to spiral out of control. Not doing anything externally, but my mind loves it all.
Second, that we would ‘abound in hope’. This means that so much hope resides in us that it overflows and impacts those around us. I find that when I’m able to stop the mind wandering and focus my vision on God and my energies on others, this is where I thrive.