Hope in a Hopeless World

I Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

There are two conflicting worldviews that will ultimately shape your entire future: atheism and theism.  Richard Dawkins, a famous atheist, describes atheism as “pessimistic” and the universe as “bleak, cold, and empty.” He ends his statement with, “But so what.”  This type of thinking leads to an emotional death.  The number one prescription drug in America is antidepressants because so many people are looking for hope but are surrounded by an ideology that tells them that there is no future, and nothing they do matters.  When they do try to find meaning for their life, the atheistic response is, “so what.”  In Christ, we know that there is a greater cause to live for.  With teen depression being so prevalent and suicides occurring at an alarming rate, we need teenagers in our schools and communities spreading hope.  Encourage everyone you see today.  Show them the eternal hope you have in Christ by the way you live.

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