What does the Bible say about having hope and faith? We have collected our favorite Bible verses about from the Old and New Testaments about what it truly means to have hope as a Christian. We can hold on during hard times because we have been given both eternal and real hope through Jesus Christ! His death and resurrection not only offers hope for our future in heaven but a very real and present hope when He promised us peace! May you find encouragement and inspiration for your soul from these scripture quotes on hope and faith!
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Bible Verses and Quotes about Hope - How is your hope? Does it bounce back after being hit? Does it cause you to doubt when you lose hope in a situation? God knows that we all struggle with finding and holding onto hope. When you are facing tests of faith, even the strongest Christians can find it a challenge to find hope.
When you need encouragement and refreshment for your soul, turn to these Scriptures from the Old and New Testaments that offer hope and encouragement. Everyone needs to be reminded from time to time of the hope that God, Jesus and the Bible offer to us in our daily lives.
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.
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.
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
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.
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.
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,
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.
“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.
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.
A Prayer for Hope: Lord, I maintain my hope in You and I hold onto the assurance that what I am praying for is already accomplished in the name of Jesus. Your Word promises “no good thing does He withhold from those that walk uprightly” (Psalm 84:11). I wait upon You for Your definition of the “good thing” You will not withhold from me. As David prayed in Psalm 18:1: “I love you, Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”
Discover more Bible verses about hope in this collection of inspiring scripture quotes:
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12 Return home, my daughters; I am too old to have another husband. Even if I thought there was still hope for me—even if I had a husband tonight and then gave birth to sons—
15 We are foreigners and strangers in your sight, as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.
2 Then Shekaniah son of Jehiel, one of the descendants of Elam, said to Ezra, “We have been unfaithful to our God by marrying foreign women from the peoples around us. But in spite of this, there is still hope for Israel.
6 Should not your piety be your confidence and your blameless ways your hope?
16 So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.
8 “Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for,
11 “What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient?
19 The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope.
6 “My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, and they come to an end without hope.
13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless.
18 You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety.
20 But the eyes of the wicked will fail, and escape will elude them; their hope will become a dying gasp.”
15 Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.
7 “At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.
19 as water wears away stones and torrents wash away the soil, so you destroy a person’s hope.
13 If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in the realm of darkness,
15 where then is my hope— who can see any hope for me?
10 He tears me down on every side till I am gone; he uproots my hope like a tree.
8 For what hope have the godless when they are cut off, when God takes away their life?
9 Any hope of subduing it is false; the mere sight of it is overpowering.