29 Inspiring Bible Verses About Hope

by Ryan Hart

Updated on November 25, 2018

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Chin up! In this post I’m going to share with you my favorite bible verses about hope.

In fact:

These are the same scriptures on hope I read daily when I am feeling sad or depressed.

They are a simple reminder of what God has in store for us beyond this life.

We do not need to worry about whether or not we will overcome the stress and sadness currently in our lives.

God has promised us that he will provide. So, be patient. Have hope.

Pray on these verses daily and send me your prayer requests here.

Romans 15:13

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Hebrews 11:1

“Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.”

Hebrews 3:6

“But Christ as a Son, over his house; whose house are we, if we hold fast our boldness and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.”

Galatians 5:5

“For we, through the Spirit, by faith wait for the hope of righteousness.”

Hebrews 7:25

“Therefore he is also able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.”

Romans 8:24-25

“For we were saved in hope, but hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for that which he sees? But if we hope for that which we don’t see, we wait for it with patience.”

Romans 5:5

“Hope doesn’t disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which was given to us.”

Hebrews 7:19

”(for the law made nothing perfect), and a bringing in thereupon of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.”

1 Peter 1:3-5

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became the father of us again to a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance, and that doesn’t fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who by the power of God are guarded through faith to a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.”

Colossians 3:1-2

“If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.”

Ephesians 1:18

“Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope of his calling, and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.”

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

“For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory; while we don’t look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.”

John 3:16

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.”

1 John 5:13-14

“These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God. This is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he listens to us.”

Galatians 6:8

“For he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption. But he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.”

1 John 3:2-3

“Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is. Everyone who has this hope set on him purifies himself, even as he is pure.”

Romans 8:16-17

“The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God; and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.”

Colossians 1:27

“To whom God was pleased to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.”

Philippians 1:6

“Being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.”

Philippians 3:13-14

“Brothers, I don’t regard myself as yet having laid hold, but one thing I do. Forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

Romans 8:18

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us.”

1 Peter 5:10

“But may the God of all grace (who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus), after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.”

Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says Yahweh, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope in your latter end.”

Isaiah 43:1-2

“But now thus says Yahweh who created you, Jacob, and he who formed you, Israel: Don’t be afraid, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you: when you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle on you.”

Lamentations 3:22

“\[It is of] Yahweh’s loving kindnesses that we are not consumed, because his compassion doesn’t fail.”

Deuteronomy 31:6

“Be strong and of good courage, don’t be afraid, nor be scared of them: for Yahweh your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.”

Titus 3:4-7

“But when the kindness of God, our Savior, and his love toward man, appeared, not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, which he poured out on us richly, through Jesus Christ, our Savior; that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.”

Isaiah 40:31

“But those who wait for Yahweh shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk, and not faint.”

Jeremiah 17:7-8

“Blessed is the man who trusts in Yahweh, and whose trust Yahweh is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, who spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.”

Scripture taken from the World English Bible. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Bible Verses About Hope

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Which bible verse about hope was your favorite?

Is there a scripture that I should include?

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