Every single one of us need hope at some point in our lives. Some people even argue that hope is what changes our thoughts from negative to positive. This shift in thinking helps us live healthier, happier lives. But as a Christian, it’s not just any hope that we cling to. It is the hope in Jesus Christ our Savior that our faith rests upon, and Easter provides us a beautiful foundation to celebrate this hope through meditating on Bible verses about hope and key truths of scripture.
Reading Bible verses about about hope can help us when it comes to our future, in times of weakness, and when everything seems chaotic. Hope is always there.
To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of Bible verses about hope that can help you rest in the hope we have in Jesus, no matter what season you are walking through. These Bible verses about hope should give you hope in your future, strength in the Lord and peace that only our Lord Jesus Christ can give.
Bible Verses About Hope and The Future
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.”
But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.”
Know that wisdom is such to your soul; if you find it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off.
So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.
2 Thessalonians 3:3
But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.
Bible Verses About Hope and Strength
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
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.
Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.
For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, “In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” But you were unwilling.
For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.
Bible Verses About Hope and Peace
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.
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.
The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.
The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy before you and said, ‘Destroy.’
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
No matter what brings you to meditate on Bible verses about hope or whether you are simply looking up verses to bring you closer to God this spring, our prayer is that these verses help you keep your gaze on Jesus Christ and that your heart grows to love him more and more.