Jesus, who knew no sin, bore the wrath of God on the cross for you. That is what we call the atonement - Jesus paid the debt we owed so that we don't have to. Watch this message to hear Gale explain the atonement in further detail.
Biblical hope is different than the whimsical hope that we commonly throw around, like "I hope the Yankees win the World Series this year!" Biblical hope is a confident assurance about the future promises of God. Listen to Pastor Jon's message to hear more on hope!