Jeremiah 31: 31-34
We live in the present but we live for the future, a future written in our hearts.

Hebrews 5: 7-9

Progress can make us better, but only Christ can make us perfect.

John 12: 20-33
If our life gives us exactly what we expect, then we are like the seed that doesn’t grow.  A fruitful life will always bear fruit in unexpected ways.