What Does the Bible Say about Hope
Christianity is a faith filled with hope. There are always reasons for it. You have reasons for trusting in the future no matter the pain of the present. Hope will always be fulfilled with Jesus.
This is not because people you are at odds with will change their minds. It is not because your big break is coming professionally. They might not and it might not.
You can hope without reservation because of the promise of Jesus. He is God, the Almighty who sits on the throne of Heaven and Earth. Jesus is powerful beyond our comprehension. He also loves you without reservation. He loves so much that He chose to die so you can be saved. So God loves you and has the ability to help.
It is this sort of love that encourages us about the future. God can do anything. He promised what He does for us will be wonderful. He will turn the ashes of today into the beauty of tomorrow. He will give you a purpose so much greater than the troubles of today. Most of all, He will give you an eternity in heaven with Him.
This is the greatest single reason for our hope. God invited us to heaven and 10,000 years of glory, peace, and pure joy await.
Are you struggling with feeling hopeful today? Look up, your redemption draws nearer by the hour. Jesus is coming quickly.
“And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work.
1) Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
2) Revelation 21:4
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”
3) Hebrews 6:19
We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.
4) Titus 3:7
So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
5) Titus 2:11-14
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
6) Isaiah 41:10
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
7) Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”
8) Romans 8:24-25
For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.
9) 1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you…
10) Romans 15:13
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
11) Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
12) Romans 5:2-5
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
13) Psalm 39:7
“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
14) 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
15) Isaiah 40:31
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
16) Romans 15:4
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
17) Proverbs 24:14
Know that wisdom is such to your soul; if you find it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off.
18) Psalm 71:5
For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth.
19) Colossians 1:27
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
20) 1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,
21) Lamentations 3:24
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”
22) Zephaniah 3:17
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.
23) Psalm 31:24
Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!
24) Psalm 33:22
Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you.
25) Psalm 33:18
Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,
26) Psalm 119:114
You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.
27) Ephesians 1
I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe,
28) Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the Lord his God,
29) Mark 9:23
And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”