43 Bible Verses about Hope, Nature Of
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Or is he not surely speaking for our benefit? It was written for us, because the one plowing and threshing ought to work in hope of enjoying the harvest.
I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these instructions to you
And if you lend to those from whom you hope to be repaid, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may be repaid in full.
At the same time he was also hoping that Paul would give him money, and for this reason he sent for Paul as often as possible and talked with him.
when I go to Spain. For I hope to visit you when I pass through and that you will help me on my journey there, after I have enjoyed your company for a while.
But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing these things so that something will be done for me. In fact, it would be better for me to die than -- no one will deprive me of my reason for boasting!
For I do not want to see you now in passing, since I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord allows.
For we do not write you anything other than what you can read and also understand. But I hope that you will understand completely just as also you have partly understood us, that we are your source of pride just as you also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
Therefore, because we know the fear of the Lord, we try to persuade people, but we are well known to God, and I hope we are well known to your consciences too.
I wish that you would be patient with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you are being patient with me!
Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I too may be encouraged by hearing news about you.
Go back home, my daughters! For I am too old to get married again. Even if I thought that there was hope that I could get married tonight and conceive sons,
She said, "Did I ask my master for a son? Didn't I say, 'Don't mislead me?'"
Discipline your child, for there is hope, but do not set your heart on causing his death.
if somehow I could provoke my people to jealousy and save some of them.
A horse disappoints those who trust in it for victory; despite its great strength, it cannot deliver.
The Lord who rules over all says to the people of Jerusalem: "Do not listen to what those prophets are saying to you. They are filling you with false hopes. They are reporting visions of their own imaginations, not something the Lord has given them to say.
Such is the destiny of all who forget God; the hope of the godless perishes, whose trust is in something futile, whose security is a spider's web.
But the eyes of the wicked fail, and escape eludes them; their one hope is to breathe their last."
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Do you see someone who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
All who encountered them devoured them. Their enemies who did this said, 'We are not liable for punishment! For those people have sinned against the Lord, their true pasture. They have sinned against the Lord in whom their ancestors trusted.'
Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.
But when I hoped for good, trouble came; when I expected light, then darkness came.
We hoped for good fortune, but nothing good has come of it. We hoped for a time of relief, but instead we experience terror.
The caravans of Tema looked intently for these streams; the traveling merchants of Sheba hoped for them. They were distressed, because each one had been so confident; they arrived there, but were disappointed.
"But there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail. Although its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump begins to die in the soil, at the scent of water it will flourish and put forth shoots like a new plant.read more.
But man dies and is powerless; he expires -- and where is he? As water disappears from the sea, or a river drains away and dries up, so man lies down and does not rise; until the heavens are no more, they will not awake nor arise from their sleep.
He tears me down on every side until I perish; he uproots my hope like one uproots a tree.
For what hope does the godless have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
Indeed Sheol does not give you thanks; death does not praise you. Those who descend into the pit do not anticipate your faithfulness.
Show the Lord your God the respect that is due him. Do it before he brings the darkness of disaster. Do it before you stumble into distress like a traveler on the mountains at twilight. Do it before he turns the light of deliverance you hope for into the darkness and gloom of exile.
Then I said, "Lord, have you completely rejected the nation of Judah? Do you despise the city of Zion? Why have you struck us with such force that we are beyond recovery? We hope for peace, but nothing good has come of it. We hope for a time of relief from our troubles, but experience terror.
So I said, "My endurance has expired; I have lost all hope of deliverance from the Lord."
Then he said to me, "Son of man, these bones are all the house of Israel. Look, they are saying, 'Our bones are dry, our hope has perished; we are cut off.'
Ashkelon will see and be afraid; Gaza will be in great anguish, as will Ekron, for her hope will have been dried up. Gaza will lose her king, and Ashkelon will no longer be inhabited.
But we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. Not only this, but it is now the third day since these things happened.
Now we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest who have no hope.
The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked will remain unfulfilled.
When a wicked person dies, his expectation perishes, and the hope of his strength perishes.
Do not fret because of evil people or be envious of wicked people, for the evil person has no future, and the lamp of the wicked will be extinguished.
Then they watched him carefully and sent spies who pretended to be sincere. They wanted to take advantage of what he might say so that they could deliver him up to the authority and jurisdiction of the governor.
When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had long desired to see him, because he had heard about him and was hoping to see him perform some miraculous sign.
But when her owners saw their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the authorities.