Joel Osteen (January-02-2019) Daily Devotion: A Brand New Future.
TODAY'S SCRIPTURE: "Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double." Zechariah 9:12, ESV
TODAY'S WORD: of hope means that you can’t get away from it. You’re held by hope. A prisoner of hope is someone who has an attitude of faith and expectancy even when things are bad because God has promised to restore what was lost . . . and far more. That's a great word of hope you can hold on to! It means your health, your job situation, and your finances may not be what you want them to be today, but they are all subject to change! God wants to restore these things to you—not just the way they were before—but with more so that you are better off than when you began. No matter where you are today or what happened to you yesterday, God wants to give you a new future filled with joy, fulfillment and abundance.
PRAYER FOR TODAY: God, please give me the courage and faith to hold on to Your hope no matter what may come my way today. I claim Your promise of restoration in Jesus' name. Amen.