One Hope of Your Calling. Our Hope is Heaven Ephesians 4:1-6 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:1. The Value of Hope. Hope reaches into the future, attaching itself onto the thing or idea that we both desire and expect to receive. 1 Cor. 15:55-57
Our Hope is Heaven
2 Corinthians 4:16-5:1
The days of our years are threescore years and ten,
or even by reason of strength fourscore years;
yet is their pride but labor and sorrow;
for it is soon gone and we fly away.
Will I Be Recognizable as Me?
We Will See Him as He Is
I John 3:2,3
1 Pet 1:21
What a Powerful Incentive for Godly People:
2 Tim 4:6,7 esp. v 8
The eyes of your understanding being enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of His calling . . . Eph 1:18
Wherefore brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling . . . Heb 3:1
Give diligence to make your calling and election sure . . . 2 Pet 1:10
Him who called us by glory and virtue by which we have been given great and precious promises . . . 2 Pet 1:3b,4
Greek “Klaysis” means “Invitation”
This One Comes from Heaven and God Himself Heb 3:1
How Were You Called?
2 Thess 2:14
So this is
the “Hope of the Gospel”
“Inheritance that is imperishable,
undefiled, and unfading . . .”
of our Lord Jesus Christ.
According to His great mercy,
He has caused us to be born again
to a living hope
through the resurrection
of Jesus Christ from the dead,
to an inheritance that is imperishable,
undefiled, and unfading,
kept in heaven for you . . .
1 Peter 1:3-4