Hope, the Anchor for the Soul is a seven-lesson study for congregations or small groups considering biblical teachings on the importance of hope under the gospel of Christ. Lesson 1 introduces the problem of hopelessness. Lesson 2 examines the fact that hope has often been a neglected virtue. Lessons 3 and 4 explore things for which we can hope—first, promises and blessings, and second, the future. Lesson 5 surveys some benefits of having hope. Lesson 6 takes the student through some biblical examples of hope. Lesson 7 concludes the study considering the hope that rests in Christ.
Table of Contents
Facing Hopeless Situations
Lesson 1: The Problem of Hopelessness
Holding on to Hope
Lesson 2: The Neglected Virtue
Keeping a Promise, No Matter What
Lesson 3: Things for Which We Can Hope—Promises and Blessings
Confidence in a Future Outcome
Lesson 4: Things for Which We Can Hope—The Future.
The Treasure of Hope
Lesson 5: The Benefits of Having Hope
“May the Lord Give You Peace”
Lesson 6: Biblical Examples of Hope
“How Can I Blaspheme My King?”
Lesson 7: Hope in Christ