By waiting as it says in Galatians 5:5 “For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.”
Two answers come from this passage. Hope comes through the Spirit and by faith. The particular hope in Jesus’ return is an important thing to hope for. This is confirmed in Titus.

“(Titus 2:13) Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;
(Titus 2:14) Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.”


Hope is an anchor of the soul.
Hebrews outlines this concept: Hebrews 6:17-20:
” So God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:
That by two immutable things, in that it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters into that within the veil;
Where the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.”

Another great thing to hope for is eternal life as it says in Titus 1:2:
“In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages began;”
Romans outlines how hope comes from experience, patience and tribulations:

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who is given unto us.
– Romans 5:1-5

Hope is an important ingredient. It comes from tribulation.
Rom 5:1-5
tribulation works patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope…
(Rom 15:13) Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Filling with joy and peace in believing makes us abound in hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.


Hope contains confidence.
(2Thess 2:15) Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
(2Thess 2:16) Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, who has loved us, and has given us everlasting encouragement and good hope through grace,
(2Thess 2:17) Encourage your hearts, and establish you in every good word and work.
The NET version says “(2Cor 3:12) Therefore, since we have such a hope, we behave with great boldness,”
NKJ  translates it ” (2Cor 3:12) Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:”


How are plainness of speech and boldness related”
The greek words mean singular bluntness which in Greek are the words polus parrhesia.

G4183 (Mickelson’s Enhanced Strong’s Greek and Hebrew Dictionaries)
G4183 πολύς polus (pol-oos’) (including the forms from the alternate pollos) adj.
1. (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many, (neuter singular as adverbial) largely, (neuter plural as adverb or noun) often, mostly, largely
[from ???]
KJV: abundant, + altogether, common, + far (passed, spent), (+ be of a) great (age, deal, -ly, while), long, many, much, oft(-en (-times)), plenteous, sore, straitly
Compare: G4118, G4119

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G3954 (Mickelson’s Enhanced Strong’s Greek and Hebrew Dictionaries)
G3954 παρῥησία parrhesia (par-rhay-see’-ah) n.
1. all out-spokenness, i.e. frankness, bluntness, publicity
2. (by implication) assurance
[from G3956 and a derivative of G4483]
KJV: bold (X -ly, -ness, -ness of speech), confidence, X freely, X openly, X plainly(-ness)
Root(s): G3956, G4483

Peter and John had boldness:

(Acts 4:13) Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ordinary men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.


“Foucault (1983) sums up the Ancient Greek concept of parrhesia as such:

So you see, the parrhesiastes is someone who takes a risk. Of course, this risk is not always a risk of life. When, for example, you see a friend doing something wrong and you risk incurring his anger by telling him he is wrong, you are acting as a parrhesiastes. In such a case, you do not risk your life, but you may hurt him by your remarks, and your friendship may consequently suffer for it. If, in a political debate, an orator risks losing his popularity because his opinions are contrary to the majority’s opinion, or his opinions may usher in a political scandal, he uses parrhesia. Parrhesia, then, is linked to courage in the face of danger: it demands the courage to speak the truth in spite of some danger. And in its extreme form, telling the truth takes place in the “game” of life or death.”
-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parrhesia

To summarize the foregoing, parrhesia is a kind of verbal activity where the speaker has a specific relation to truth through frankness, a certain relationship to his own life through danger, a certain type of relation to himself or other people through criticism (self-criticism or criticism of other people), and a specific relation to moral law through freedom and duty. More precisely, parrhesia is a verbal activity in which a speaker expresses his personal relationship to truth, and risks his life because he recognizes truth-telling as a duty to improve or help other people (as well as himself). In parrhesia, the speaker uses his freedom and chooses frankness instead of persuasion, truth instead of falsehood or silence, the risk of death instead of life and security, criticism instead of flattery, and moral duty instead of self-interest and moral apathy.[16]

Foucault (1984) sums up that:

The Parrhesiastes is the person who says everything. Thus, as an example, in his discourse “On the Embassy,” Demosthenes says: It is necessary to speak with parrhesia, without holding back at anything without concealing anything. Similarly, in the “First Philippic,” he takes up exactly the same term and says: I will tell you what I think without concealing anything.”

Father help me be led by you only. My faith and hope and love is in YOu. You are the truth and you set me free.
Jesus speaks boldly:

(John 8:12) Then spoke Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

(John 8:13) The Pharisees therefore said unto him, You bear record of yourself; your record is not true.
(John 8:14) Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know from where I came, and where I go; but you cannot tell from where I come, and where I go.

(John 8:15) You judge after the flesh; I judge no man.
(John 8:16) And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me.

(John 8:17) It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true.
(John 8:18) I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me bears witness of me.

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(John 8:19) Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also.
John 8:20) These words spoke Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.
(John 8:21) Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and you shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: where I go, you cannot come.
(John 8:22) Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he said, Where I go, you cannot come.

(John 8:23) And he said unto them, You are from beneath; I am from above: you are of this world; I am not of this world.

(John 8:24) I said therefore unto you, that you shall die in your sins: for if you believe not that I am he, you shall die in your sins.
(John 8:25) Then said they unto him, Who are you? And Jesus said unto them, Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning.
(John 8:26) I have many things to say and to judge of you: but he that sent me is true; and I speak to the world those things which I have heard of him.

(John 8:27) They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

(John 8:28) Then said Jesus unto them, When you have lifted up the Son of man, then shall you know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father has taught me, I speak these things.
(John 8:29) And he that sent me is with me: the Father has not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.
(John 8:30) As he spoke these words, many believed on him.
(John 8:31) Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;

(John 8:32) And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

(John 8:33) They answered him, We are Abraham’s descendants, and were never in bondage to any man: how say you, You shall be made free?

(John 8:34) Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever commits sin is the servant of sin.
(John 8:35) And the servant abides not in the house forever: but the Son abides ever.
(John 8:36) If the Son therefore shall make you free, you shall be free indeed.
(John 8:37) I know that you are Abraham’s descendant; but you seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you.
(John 8:38) I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and you do that which you have seen with your father.

(John 8:39) They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, If you were Abraham’s children, you would do the works of Abraham.

(John 8:40) But now you seek to kill me, a man that has told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.

(John 8:41) You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.
(John 8:42) Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, you would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
(John 8:43) Why do you not understand my speech? even because you cannot hear my word.
(John 8:44) You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

(John 8:45) And because I tell you the truth, you believe me not.
(John 8:46) Which of you convicts me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do you not believe me?
(John 8:47) He that is of God hears God’s words: you therefore hear them not, because you are not of God.

(John 8:48) Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?

(John 8:49) Jesus answered, I have not a demon; but I honor my Father, and you do dishonor me.
(John 8:50) And I seek not my own glory: there is one that seeks and judges.
(John 8:51) Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keeps my saying, he shall never see death.
(John 8:52) Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and you say, If a man keeps my saying, he shall never taste of death.
(John 8:53) Are you greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom make you yourself?
(John 8:54) Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God:
(John 8:55) Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.
(John 8:56) Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.
(John 8:57) Then said the Jews unto him, You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?
(John 8:58) Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
(John 8:59) Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.”


Jesus is not angry. He is speaking the truth. How? through the Holy Spirit.

Jesus, help me to speak your word because I do not know how to speak correctly.
I always wanted an example of the authority that Jesus used.
This is a great passage.

a couple of ‘memory verses’ stick out.

(John 8:12) Then spoke Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

and

(John 8:31) Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;
(John 8:32) And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
summary cool things –

Not quoted often because Jesus is being very direct
(John 8:47) He that is of God hears God’s words: you therefore hear them not, because you are not of God.

I cringe at the words of truth. I want to be of you God. forgive me.

(John 8:43) Why do you not understand my speech? even because you cannot hear my word.
(John 8:44) You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

‘ Help me to be courageous when you reveal things for me to say that people won’t like.
Give me grace to do it. Give me your hope through it.’

Conclusion: I get hope by speaking the truth. This makes sense because I have been without hope and I have valued people’s feelings more than expressing the truth to them.

 

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