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Psalm 9:18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the hope of the poor shall not perish for ever.
When churches and other organizations do strategic planning and visioning, they often put their mission or vision statement for the future into a declarative sentence, as if it had already happened. It then becomes not a goal, but something that is seen as already fulfilled.
I like to think of this line from Psalm 9 in this way. It isn’t an elusive hope or goal, but a statement of what God will do—with our help. We just need to be reminded.