Romans 4:18; Romans 5:2; Romans 5:4-5; Romans 8:24; Romans 12:12; Romans 15:4; Romans 15:13
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."
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.
perseverance, character; and character, hope.
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.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.