Jesus saw something in Simon Peter that others did not-- and he became the "rock" on which the church was built. When we see the potential in each other, that they may not see in themselves,...
God was able to use Thomas, even though he had doubts and questions; and God is able to use us when we have doubts and questions, as well.
The resurrection was a miracle, and miracles still happen today! That is where we can find hope. (Luke 24:1-12)
Becoming this people God created us to be is a life-long journey. But when we trust Jesus on that journey, we can find ourselves being transformed. (Luke 19:28-40)
Our hope is to grow in our love of God and neighbor throughout our lives. We are able to do this through the sanctifying grace of God that transforms our lives. (Matt. 22:34-40)