11 March 2012

Message of Hope

I spoke at the Presov Baptist Mission this morning and wanted to pass along a quote I used in this morning’s message.  From Romans 12.12, I spoke about the need for hope in the world today.  In preparing for the message I came across a quote by Vaclav Havel, the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic, who said about hope:  

“Hope is not prognostication.  It is an orientation of the spirit, and orientation of the heart; it transcends the world that is immediately experienced, and is anchored somewhere beyond its horizons…”