and in his name will the Gentiles hope."
And if you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is
that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had long desired to see
him, because he had heard about him, and he was hoping to see some sign
done by him.
But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel. Yes, and besides
all this, it is now the third day since this happened.
Do not think that I shall accuse you to the Father; it is Moses who
accuses you, on whom you set your hope.
therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced; moreover my flesh
will dwell in hope.
But when her owners saw that their hope of gain was gone, they seized
Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market place before the rulers;
that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel after him
and find him. Yet he is not far from each one of us,
But when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other
Pharisees, he cried out in the council, "Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a
son of Pharisees; with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the
dead I am on trial."
having a hope in God which these themselves accept, that there will be
a resurrection of both the just and the unjust.
At the same time he hoped that money would be given him by Paul. So he
sent for him often and conversed with him.
And now I stand here on trial for hope in the promise made by God to
to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly worship
night and day. And for this hope I am accused by Jews, O king!
And when neither sun nor stars appeared for many a day, and no small
tempest lay on us, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.
For this reason therefore I have asked to see you and speak with you,
since it is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this
In hope he believed against hope, that he should become the father of
many nations; as he had been told, "So shall your descendants be."
Through him we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand,
and we rejoice in our hope of sharing the glory of God.
and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,
and hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured
into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us.
for the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will but by
the will of him who subjected it in 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.
Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
For whatever was written in former days was written for our
instruction, that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the
scriptures we might have hope.
and further Isaiah says, "The root of Jesse shall come, he who rises to
rule the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles hope."
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.
I hope to see you in passing as I go to Spain, and to be sped on my
journey there by you, once I have enjoyed your company for a little.
Does he not speak entirely for our sake? It was written for our sake,
because the plowman should plow in hope and the thresher thresh in hope
of a share in the crop.
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures
So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is
If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most
to be pitied.
For I do not want to see you now just in passing; I hope to spend some
time with you, if the Lord permits.
Our hope for you is unshaken; for we know that as you share in our
sufferings, you will also share in our comfort.
he delivered us from so deadly a peril, and he will deliver us; on him
we have set our hope that he will deliver us again.
For we write you nothing but what you can read and understand; I hope
you will understand fully,
Since we have such a hope, we are very bold,
Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men; but what we
are is known to God, and I hope it is known also to your conscience.
We do not boast beyond limit, in other men's labors; but our hope is
that as your faith increases, our field among you may be greatly
I hope you will find out that we have not failed.
For through the Spirit, by faith, we wait for the hope of righteousness.
we who first hoped in Christ have been destined and appointed to live
for the praise of his glory.
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,
remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated
from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of
promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one
hope that belongs to your call,
as it is my eager expectation and hope that I shall not be at all
ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be
honored in my body, whether by life or by death.
I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I may
be cheered by news of you.
I hope therefore to send him just as soon as I see how it will go with
because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard
before in the word of the truth, the gospel
provided that you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not
shifting from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which has been
preached to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a
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
remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of
love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
For what is our hope or joy or crown of boasting before our Lord Jesus
at his coming? Is it not you?
But we would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning those who
are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.
But, since we belong to the day, let us be sober, and put on the
breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved
us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of
Christ Jesus our hope,
I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these instructions to
you so that,
For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the
living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who
She who is a real widow, and is left all alone, has set her hope on God
and continues in supplications and prayers night and day;
As for the rich in this world, charge them not to be haughty, nor to
set their hopes on uncertain riches but on God who richly furnishes us
with everything to enjoy.
in hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago
awaiting our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God
and Savior Jesus Christ,
so that we might be justified by his grace and become heirs in hope of
At the same time, prepare a guest room for me, for I am hoping through
your prayers to be granted to you.
but Christ was faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house
if we hold fast our confidence and pride in our hope.
And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness in realizing
the full assurance of hope until the end,
so that through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible that
God should prove false, we who have fled for refuge might have strong
encouragement to seize the hope set before us.
We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that
enters into the inner shrine behind the curtain,
(for the law made nothing perfect); on the other hand, a better hope is
introduced, through which we draw near to God.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he
who promised is faithful;
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of
things not seen.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great
mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through the resurrection
of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Therefore gird up your minds, be sober, set your hope fully upon the
grace that is coming to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Through him you have confidence in God, who raised him from the dead
and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
So once the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves and
were submissive to their husbands,
but in your hearts reverence Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to make
a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in
you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence;
And every one who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.
Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and
ink, but I hope to come to see you and talk with you face to face, so
that our joy may be complete.
I hope to see you soon, and we will talk together face to face.