When Hope Is Lost
." . . all hope . . . was then taken away" (Acts 27:20). Even Christians can lose hope. We may smile and pretend it isn't so, but the best of believers can descend into despair. Elijah did. David did. Paul did. People familiar with God's power can come to doubt God's provision. You may be at that place today. If so, you don't have to remain mired in misery. God will lift you to a life of joy. You can help him do it. This book shows you how. "When Hope Is Lost" identifies dangers to dodge and principles to pursue. Its twelve chapters stand on one encouraging truth: The God who created everything from nothing can deposit hope into your heart again. Ron Lewis P.O. Box 182 Parkersburg, W.Va. 26102
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Page 62 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt...
Page 87 - SAVE me, O God ; for the waters are come in unto my soul. I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
Page 161 - And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow ; they toil not, neither do they spin : and yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Page 43 - Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Page 58 - And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her ; and he did eat...
Page 86 - HOW long wilt thou forget me, O LORD ? for ever ; how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? 2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
Page 38 - So he turned and went away in a rage. And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
Page 86 - MY God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? 2 O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.