Whether you are dealing with a difficult situation or looking for an extra bit of encouragement, these Bible verses will give you hope.
When you’re feeling overwhelmed, it can be difficult to remember that God is in control. But friends, remember that the Bible is full of uplifting verses that will lift your spirits and remind you of God’s love and protection.
Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.
For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.
1 Timothy 6:17
As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.
And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”
But Christ is faithful over God’s house as a son. And we are his house if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.
1 John 3:3
And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.
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.
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, 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.
But I will hope continually and will praise you yet more and more.
Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began.
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.
For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.
Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.
Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.
Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
So that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain.
And you will feel secure, because there is hope; you will look around and take your rest in security.
Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints.
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.
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.
For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
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.
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.
I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope.
1 Thessalonians 5:8
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
1 Corinthians 13:13
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
But the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.
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.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees?
Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.
Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.
But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
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.
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.
Waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.
Final Words on Bible Verses About Hope
The Bible is full of amazing, promising, and hope-filled verses that give us the strength to keep on going. I have presented just a few of the many wonderful verses that offer reassurance and hope for our weary souls.
Take time out to read more scriptures about hope, let them sink into your heart, and be reminded of the living hope we have in Jesus Christ.