25 Encouraging Bible Verses About Hope

by Sister McCook
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As anyone who has ever read the Bible knows, it is full of encouraging verses about hope.

In times of trouble, these verses can provide comfort and reassurance.

In times of joy, they can remind us of the many blessings that God has in store for us.

When we are feeling discouraged, these verses can remind us that God is always with us and that He has good plans for us.

We can take comfort in His promises and find strength in His Word.

1. 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.

2. 1 Peter 5:10

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

3. 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.

4. 1 Timothy 4:10

For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.

5. 2 Corinthians 4:18

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.

6. Colossians 3:1-2

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.

7. Deuteronomy 31:6

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.

8. Hebrews 10:23

 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.

9. Isaiah 40:31

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.

10. Jeremiah 17:7

Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.

11. Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare[a] and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

12. Lamentations 3:21-23

But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;

his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

13. Mark 9:23

And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.

14. Phillippians 1:6

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

15. Proverbs 23:18

There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.

16. Psalm 147:11

But the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.

17. Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices; my flesh also dwells secure.

18. Psalm 62:5-6

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.

19. Psalms 71:14

But I will hope continually and will praise you yet more and more.

20. Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

21. Romans 15:13

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.

22. Romans 15:4

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.

23. Romans 5:5

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.

24. Romans 8:18

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

25. Zephaniah 3:17

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.

What is God’s message of hope?

God’s message of hope is that no matter what we’ve done or where we’ve been, we can always come back to Him.

He loves us unconditionally and is always ready to forgive us.

No matter how far we’ve strayed from His path, He will never give up on us.

His love for us is perfect and never-ending.

When we feel lost and alone, God is always there for us. He is our constant source of strength and hope.

His message of hope is a reminder that we are never alone and that His love for us is unending.

It was because of His great love for us that He sent His Son, Jesus, to die for our sins.

Through Jesus, we can have forgiveness and new life.

This is the ultimate expression of God’s love for us.

His message of hope is a reminder that no matter what we’re going through, we can always find our way back to Him.


The Bible is full of encouraging verses about hope.

Here are just a few of the many passages that can provide comfort and encourage us when we are feeling hopeless.

Psalm 147:3 says, “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

This verse reminds us that even when we are feeling broken and wounded, God is there to heal us.

Jeremiah 29:11 says, “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.”

This verse reminds us that even when our circumstances seem hopeless, God has a plan for us and is working for our good.

Romans 8:28 says, “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good.”

This verse reminds us that even when things are tough, God is still in control and can use even the bad things in our lives for good.

These verses remind us that no matter how hopeless we may feel, we can always find hope in God.

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