What is hope?
Is it available to me?
How do I get it?
The Word of God teaches us that hope is not just an aimless wish or dream. It is the confidence and expectation that we have for God’s promises and the strength of knowing that He will always keep His Word.
Here are 25 Bible verses about hope:
#1 Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
#2 Psalm 42:11
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
#3 Isaiah 40:31
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
#4 Psalm 121:7-8
The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.
#5 Romans 15:13
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.
#6 Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
#7 1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
#8 Matthew 11:28
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
#9 Psalm 119:114
You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.
#10 Hebrews 10:23
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.
#11 Romans 5:3-4
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.
#12 Psalm 31:24
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.
#13 Romans 8:25
But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.
#14 Proverbs 13:12
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
#15 Psalm 130:5
I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.
#16 Micah 7:7
But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.
#17 Psalm 33:22
May your unfailing love be with us, Lord, even as we put our hope in you.
#18 Psalm 25:5
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
#19 1 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.
#20 Romans 5:5
And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
#21 1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts revere 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.
#22 Ephesians 4:4
There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called.
#23 Colossians 1:27
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.
#24 Proverbs 24:14
Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
#25 Ephesians 1:18
I pray 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 his holy people.