Hope does not disappoint
At the heart of the 4:18 Centre concept is to offer a place where people have the opportunity to access God’s provision. I have never found God lacking in being more than willing to meet people’s needs. I have observed this to be true regardless of where they are at in life, their sin states or any types of problems that they may have. He seems to require that we simply come to Him, and trust that He is who the Bible reveals Him to be.
God has provided ministries within His church to meet these needs. Many times people are impatient, unbelieving or have firm controls around their lives that prevent God from being able to touch them. Sometimes His body the Church lacks in its focus and priorities, but I can never recall God not touching or meeting the needs of somebody who humbly puts their trust and hope in Him. He is 100 percent faithful to His Word.
Romans 5: 3 And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance;
4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope.
5 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. NKJV
Life is a journey, and the scriptures reveal this World as a hostile environment. However if we commit ourselves to His Kingdom we can be confident and assured that our pursuit of Him will produce His provision in every area of life. This has been our personal experience.
Mathew 6: 33 “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.