Archive for the ‘ Hope ’ Category

VerseD: Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1, ESV

Faith is supposed based on what we know, and God has proved His faithfulness time and again to let us know He is real, He has saved us through the cross, and He is coming again for the restoration of all things.

VerseD: Romans 5:3-5

Not only that, but 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.

Romans 5:3‭-‬5, ESV

God wants us to rely on Him, that we could do more than we know. Growing stronger in Christ conforms us ever more to His likeness, and our hope and love grows.

VerseD: 1 Samuel 2:2

“There is none holy like the Lord: for there is none besides you; there is no rock like our God.”

1 Samuel 2:2, ESV

God is the only God, the foundation and sustainer of all. He alone is our hope.

VerseD: Psalm 42:11

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.

Psalm 42:11, ESV

The worries of this world drag us down, but our God is our greatest hope and strength. Trust the promises of Scripture, and hope in our Lord.

VerseD: Revelation 5:13

And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!”

Revelation 5:13, ESV

We can get distracted and dismayed by this world, but we know that even rocks will cry out for God’s glory, let alone the loving things.

If Creation itself can trust Him, so can we.

VerseD: Psalm 121:2

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 121:2, ESV

God created everything, so we can trust He knows what is happening and is guiding history to His own purpose.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 15:57

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:57, ESV

In Christ, Death has no more hold on us. Hold firm to His promises, and fear not what people may do to us, for we await eternal life with our Lord.

VerseD: Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Hebrews 13:8, ESV

We know we trust in the hope of salvation and Christ’s return, because He is our God who does not change.

VerseD: 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.

Romans 15:13, ESV

We face many issues and problems in this world, but we remember what God has done through Christ and that He will return. As the Holy Spirit reminds us of these truths, we have hope to endure to the end.

VerseD: Isaiah 12:2

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

Isaiah 12:2, ESV

In Christ, we can move beyond fear and shame to hope and joy, for He has saved us from our sin and God’s wrath.

Does that not make you want to sing for joy?

The joy of the Lord is my strength.