Let Your Hope Keep You


How should I love?

What should I hate?

What should I hold on to?

How should I love someone?

How should I show respect?

How should I work?

How should I serve the Lord?

What can keep me joyful?

How should I respond during times of trouble?

When should I pray?

Should I share my belongings?

Should I open my home to people I don’t know?


Love must be completely sincere.

Hate what is evil, hold on to what is good.

Love one another warmly as Christians,

and be eager to show respect for one another.

Work hard and do not be lazy.

Serve the Lord with a heart full of devotion. 

Let your hope keep you joyful,

be patient in your troubles,

and pray at all times.

Share your belongings with your needy fellow Christians,

and open your homes to strangers.

–Romans 12:9-13

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2 comments on “Let Your Hope Keep You

  1. Patricia A. says:

    what a beautiful picture you had here! The one with the flowers and the quote regarding love and hope! I was wondering–is it okay if when we see pictures like these if we can save them to our computers for like a computer screen “pretty”??

    I would not be using them for any other reason, just for something beautiful and the scriptural notes to keep me prayerful and joyful. Thank you!

    • myrajohnson says:

      Just speaking for myself, of course, but, Yes! You may keep any of my photos to be wallpaper for your computer. Please also feel free to share my photos on Facebook or other social media with a link to Picture My Thoughts. Thank you so much!

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