Bible Verses About Hope
Here are some Bible Verses about Hope. We talk about faith a lot as Christians but did you know that if the enemy succeeds in cutting off your Hope that your faith won’t work?
What happens when you’ve waited and waited and waited and nothing seems to be happening? The bible says faith is believing in the unseen; however if you don’t put your HOPE in the future that God has planned for you then you will never lay hold of what God has promised.
It is important that we don’t lose hope. Even when things look like it’s not going the way that we thought it would, don’t lose hope.
God will make it happen.
Here are some Scriptures on Hope that will help to refocus you if you are at the end of your rope and you believe that you have lost hope.
(Jeremiah 29:11 Amplified Bible (AMP) “For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster to give you a future and a hope.”
(Psalm 39: 7 -9 NIV) “But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you. Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools.
(1 Corinthians 13:13 NIV) “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
(Lamentations 3: 25 – 27 NIV) “The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.”
(Zechariah 9:12 English Standard Version (ESV) “Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.”
(Psalm 62:5,7 NIV) “Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”
(Psalm 31:24 Amplified Bible (AMP) “Be strong and let your hearts take courage, All you who wait for and confidently expect the Lord.”
(Hebrews 10:23 AMP) “Let us seize and hold tightly the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is reliable and trustworthy and faithful [to His word];”
(Ephesians 1:11-12 NIV) “In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.”
(Romans 15:13 AMP) “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you will abound in hope and overflow with confidence in His promises.”
(Romans 15:12 New King James Version (NKJV) “And again, Isaiah says: “There shall be a root of Jesse; And He who shall rise to reign over the Gentiles, In Him the Gentiles shall hope.”
(Ecclesiastes 9:4 NKJV) “But for him who is joined to all the living there is hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.”
(Proverbs 23:18 King James Version (KJV) “For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.”
(Psalm 119:113-114 New Living Translation (NLT) “I hate those with divided loyalties, but I love your instructions. You are my refuge and my shield; your word is my source of hope.”
(Job 5:16 NLT) “And so at last the poor have hope, and the snapping jaws of the wicked are shut.”
(Isaiah 55:10-11 ESV) “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth,making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.”
(Romans 5:2 KJV) “By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.”
(Romans 8:25 AMP) “But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait eagerly for it with patience and composure.”
(Psalm 119:81 KJV) “My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.”
(Isaiah 40:30-31ESV) “Even youths shall faint and be weary,and young men shall fall exhausted; 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.”
(Psalm 130:5 KJV) “I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.”
(Micah 7:7 ESV) “But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.”
(1 Thessalonians 1:3 NIV) “We 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.”
(Numbers 23:19 ESV) “God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?”
(Acts 2:26-28 The Message (MSG) “I saw God before me for all time. Nothing can shake me; he’s right by my side.I’m glad from the inside out, ecstatic; I’ve pitched my tent in the land of hope. I know you’ll never dump me in Hades; I’ll never even smell the stench of death. You’ve got my feet on the life-path, with your face shining sun-joy all around.”
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