Hope Now

No matter the distance or sickness in this unique season, wherever you are, there’s hope and healing in Jesus Christ. While the future is uncertain, we have hope in Him.

Our friend Jan has an encouraging message for you, her story of finding hope in Jesus, and how you can, too. Please click the video below to view.


Have you decided to take the step to put your hope in Jesus? We’d love to walk with you on this new journey. To talk with Jan, her husband Jim, or Pastor Martin, please fill out the contact form, or call the church office, at 614.761.0363.


If you’re asking, “Where in the Bible can I find hope in Jesus?” then we have some verses to make it simple for you, please click on each verse that will enable you to read more.

All verses from the New Living Translation

  • God desires a personal relationship with you that will bring lasting peace, joy and hope to your heart.
      • Romans 15:13  “I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him.”
      • Mathew 11:28 “Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”
  • Sin, or any lack of conformity to God’s perfect moral character, keeps us from a personal relationship with God.
      • Romans 3:9  “ … all people are under the power of sin.”
      • Romans 3:23 “For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.”    
  • The ultimate consequence of our sin is eternal punishment.
      • Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.”
      • Matthew 25:46 “And they will go away into eternal punishment…” 
  • Jesus died on the cross, taking the punishment for our sin so that we could be forgiven.
      • 2 Corinthians 5:19 “For God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people’s sins against them.”
      • I Peter 2:24 “He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross.”
  • God wants you to trust in Jesus with all your heart so that you can begin a growing relationship with Him that will last forever.
      • Acts 16:31 “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved.” 
      • Romans 10:9 “If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”
To read Jan’s story, you may download the transcript.

For more amazing stories of everyday people finding transforming hope in Jesus, visit our God Stories page.