As you begin this new series Resilient Faith, we first talk about hope. In this week’s study, the author writes, “In many ways, it’s our ability to hope for something better and bigger than our current situation that enables us to act in faith…In the Book of 1 Peter, the author doesn’t just tell us about hope; he tells us about the foundation of a sure hope.”
The video below is a compilation of people’s answers to the question: What is hope? Watch the video and answer the following questions.
What explanations of hope from the video do you agree or disagree with?
How would you answer the question: What is hope? (Consider asking students to answer the question before the session as well.)
How does the way we think about hope influence how we think about faith?