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you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
Colossians 3:9-10

"Look to Abraham your father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased him."
Isaiah 51:2

I am a new man in Christ
I am a son of the Patriarch Abraham

God is Filling Me With


1. A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable. Hope always gives pleasure or joy, whereas wish and desire may produce or be accompanied with pain and anxiety.
2. Confidence in a future event; the highest degree of well founded expectation of good; as a hope founded on God's gracious promises; a scriptural sense.
A well founded scriptural hope, is, in our religion, the source of ineffable happiness.
3. That which gives hope; he or that which furnishes ground of expectation, or promises desired good. The hope of Israel is the Messiah.
The Lord will be the hope of His people.
Joel iii.
4. An opinion or belief not amounting to certainty, but grounded on substantial evidence. The Christian indulges a hope, that his sins are pardoned.

Webster's 1st ed., 1828

These words resonate in my being; Christ is using me to send forth justice to victory (Matthew 12:20):
  • expectant
  • positive
  • optimistic
  • affirmative
  • cheerful
  • confident
  • encouraging
  • promising
  • sanguine
  • assured
  • secure
  • certain
  • utopian
  • idealist
  • visionary
  • lofty
  • soaring
  • grandiose
  • heavenly
  • convinced
  • sure

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29

This book of the Law shall not depart out of thy mouth: but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
-- Joshua 1:8

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Just a few traits of a son of Abraham

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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