“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope” (Martin Luther)
Proverbs 24:16 says, “No matter how often an honest man falls, he always get up again” (TEV). The first person to invent the wheel only discovered what God had already designed, for the Lord created things in circles. The stars and planets are round, they move in orbital circuits, and life, as a result, moves in cycles. Every one hundred years, we have a new century; every 24 hours we have a new day; every 60 minutes we have a new hour. God created the potential for new beginnings into the very design of our universe.
And for good reason, every hero of Scripture needed new beginnings: Adam and Eve after they ate the forbidden fruit; Moses after he killed the Egyptian; David after his adulterous relationship; Elijah after an emotional breakdown in the desert; the disciples after Good Friday… And maybe you.
In Christ, no matter how often an honest man falls,
he always gets up again
THINK BIG. START SMALL. GO DEEP.