While most people in the Body of Christ are familiar with Hope Deferred, and probably everyone who’s a Christian has experienced it, many are constantly living underneath the scope of its effects.
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when the desire is fulfilled, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12
“Hope Deferred” simply stated is “Expectation that’s Prolonged.” When the Promises that have been made to us by God or by other people take a long time to come to pass, we can easily develop a sense of Hopelessness, and our Expectations get frustrated, this causes our belief in those promises to become less and less as a result.
So why don’t we see those promises from God come to pass? Many of us as Christians never actually engage with those promises that God has given us, and that’s part of the Reason that many of them never happen. Our lack of engagement aborts those Promises because we…