III. THE BLESSEDNESS OF OUR HOPE.
It is both interesting and profitable to notice the several adjectives which are used in connection with the believer’s Hope.
In 2 Thess. 2:16 it is termed a “good hope.” In Heb. 6:19 it is described as a hope “both sure and steadfast.” In 1 Pet. 1:3 it is denominated “a living hope.” In Eph. 4:4 it is styled the “one hope” of our calling. While in Titus 2:13 it is spoken of as blessed hope.” The blessedness of our Hope is that which is now particularly to engage our attention. In what respects is our hope a “blessed” one? We answer—