El Qanna, God of Jealousy, (can mean God posses or God redeems) united with Hannah, which means grace, and gave her a son, Samuel, who led Israel to God in amazing ways and anointed the king David, whose heart was after God; who portraits Jesus Christ. This story is a picture of Crucifixion. God showed his grace even to the death on the cross to bear Children of Light, you and me. In spite of His heart in agony from our idolatry, he loves us even to death to take us back to himself at Calvary. Jesus loves you! El Qanna loves us! When Jesus hung on the cross, God knew our pain and sorrow.
"When God allowed my sorrow and pain to bring me to the cross, I quietly knelt in his presence. I could not ask the reason for my sorrow and suffering. There were no words before him. I met God who said that he loves me even to death. Heaven is closer to me now than ever before. My son's death connected me with the reality of death and sin, and led me closer to my only hope, Jesus Christ. Now, I have hope, not a wish, that I am forgiven and will see Jesus and my son some day at a beautiful place where there is no more pain, no more tears and no more fear."
'Hope' is not a wish, but a reality of the future, for which I am waiting with full of anticipation.