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by Charmain Hibberd

Creative Media Coordinator, CBN Europe

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Buried

Hope Abandoned

On the surface of things, all hope had been lost.

Jesus, the promised Saviour of the world, was dead and buried.

Joseph of Arimathea, along with Nicodemus, had physically embalmed and wrapped His body and laid Him down in the new tomb to rest.

On the surface of things, all hope was gone.

The Disciples would have been distraught having watched their only hope defeated by man.

Confused, scared and unsure, I can only imagine what the followers of Jesus must have been feeling, believing that all they had been promised would never come to pass.

Broken Promises

Have you ever felt this way?

Perhaps, in your present circumstances, things have been spoken over your life; promises, hope, future. But none of them have come to pass yet and you are confused, scared and unsure of what to think.

It’s hard to wait, isn’t it?

Hard to wait on the promises of God and believe that, even when you cannot see what is happening beneath the surface of what appears to be a grave, life and hope reside underneath.

Friday was a day of depression, darkness and loss for the Disciples of Jesus. But Sunday was on its way.

‘Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear.’ 

  • Matthew 24:35 NLT

If God has made you a promise, just as He did the Disciples concerning Jesus Christ, rest in the knowledge that He cannot act in opposition to who He is, and His words will never disappear.

Questions 

Q1. What does today’s scripture reveal to you?

Q2. What promises and hopes exist in your life that appear dead on the surface?

Q3. How will you posture yourself as you wait for God to come through on his promises?

Friday was a day of depression, darkness and loss for the Disciples of Jesus. But Sunday was on its way.

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