SCRIPTURES OF HOPE
But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish.
Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love.
May your unfailing love rest upon us, O LORD, even as we put our hope in you.
I wait for you, O LORD; you will answer, O Lord my God.
But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
For you have been my hope, O Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.
Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands.
:74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word.
:81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.
:116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
:166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands.
O Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge.
There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
For the grave cannot praise you, death cannot sing your praise; those who go down to the pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.
But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.
"Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:"
I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him."
it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.
The LORD will roar from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem; the earth and the sky will tremble. But the LORD will be a refuge for his people, a stronghold for the people of Israel.
Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you.
Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and the others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, "My brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee. I stand on trial because of my hope in the resurrection of the dead."
"...and I have the same hope in God as these men, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked."
"For this reason I have asked to see you and talk with you. It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain."
Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, "So shall your offspring be."
:2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.
:3 Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
:4 perseverance, character; and character, hope.
:5 And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has?
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
I CORINTHIANS 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
I CORINTHIANS 15:19
If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men.
II COLOSSIANS 3:12
Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
But by faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope.
I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,
There is one body and one Spirit-- just as you were called to one hope when you were called--
I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
:5 the faith and love that spring from the hope that is stored up for you in heaven and that you have already heard about in the word of truth, the gospel
:23 if you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
:27 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
I THESSALONIANS 1:3
We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
I THESSALONIANS 5:8
But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
II THESSALONIANS 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope,
I TIMOTHY 1
:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,
:2 To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
while we wait for the blessed hope--the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
But Christ is faithful as a son over God's house. And we are his house, if we hold on to our courage and the hope of which we boast.
We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hope sure.
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
I PETER 1
:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
:13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
:21 Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.
I PETER 3:15
But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
I JOHN 3:3
Everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as he is pure.