in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
having a hope in God, which these men cherish themselves, that there shall certainly be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.
and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
For in hope we have been saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,
so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
1 John 3:3
And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
“As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives,
And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.
And it will be said in that day,
“Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us.
This is the Lord for whom we have waited;
Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation.”
For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and will then repay every man according to his deeds.
“But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.
Jesus *said to him, “You have said it yourself; nevertheless I tell you, hereafter you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming on the clouds of heaven.”
For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”
And Jesus said, “I am; and you shall see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.”
1 Timothy 6:13
I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,
so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
2 Timothy 4:1
I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom:
1 Peter 1:7
so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.
Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Amen.
Then Moses said, “I pray You, show me Your glory!”
“I, even I, am the Lord,
And there is no savior besides Me.
In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days.
In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.
But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.