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Donald Miller Quotes on Hope: 8 Memorable Statements From Christian Writer

By    |   Friday, 15 May 2015 01:45 PM

At the age of 21, Donald Miller went on a road trip across the country, which inspired him to write the book, "Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance," published in 2000.

After some time working as an editor for an online Christian magazine, he wrote and published The New York Times bestselling book, "Blue Like Jazz." With the success of the book, his exploration of trying to explain God, Miller went on to write eight more books.

The most recent book, "Scary Close" was published in 2015. Miller now lives in Nashville where  he runs his companies, StoryBrand and Storyline.

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Among the many topics Miller has discussed in the past is hope. Here are several memorable Miller quotes about hope:

1. In a piece on his blog, Miller talks of the hope he has in Jesus. "I cling to Jesus more now than ever. I don't know of any hope for my life or for the world apart from Him."

2. In his book, "Through Painted Deserts: Light, God and Beauty on the Open Road," Miller writes of his hope for fellow readers. "My hope is your story will be about changing, about getting something beautiful born inside of you."

3. "One of the things that gives me hope is that even with all the tragedy that happens in the world, the Bible says that when we get to heaven there will be a wedding and there will be drinking and there will be dancing."

4. "If I have a hope it's that God sat over the dark nothing and wrote you and me, specifically, into the story and put us in with the sunset and the rainstorm."

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5. "Our day of hope is coming."

6. "I want to tell you without reservation that if there is any hope for you and me, for this planet set kilter in the fifteen-billion light-year expanse of endless mystery, my hope would have to be in this Man, who contends He is not of us but with us and simply Is."

7. "In the end we have to hope that the person we are giving our heart too won't break it."

8. "I liked the bit of hope. I liked the idea of God up in Heaven, offering guidance and counsel and reward in my life."

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