• I’m not optimistic based on what I feel.
  • I’m optimistic based on what God says.


Eight reasons I’m optimistic from Romans 8

      1) My sins are forgiven and my eternity is secure.

Romans 8: 1-2

       2) Jesus is at the right hand of God praying for me.

Romans 8:34

      3) My future victory is greater than my present pain.

Romans 8:18

     4) My mind is filled with the peace of God.

Romans 8:6

     5) If God is for me, who can be against me?

Romans 8:31, 33

     6) God’s Spirit helps me in my weakness.

Romans 8:24-26

     7) God is working everything in my life for good.

Romans 8:28

    8) Nothing can separate me from the love of God.

Romans 8:38-39