40 Powerful Bible Verses About Hope In Hard Times

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When hard times come, many people lose hope. However, there are many verses in the Bible that talk about the power of hope. These verses give us strength when we are feeling down and remind us that good things will happen in the future.

Hope can help us to see the future in a better light. Hope is the key to seeing our future ahead of time. When we have hope, we can look at our past and see where we are going.

In the Bible, Jesus gave us hope in a time when it was hard to have hope. He encouraged people who had lost hope and believed that they would be punished for their sins because of the darkness that surrounded them.

Bible Verses About Hope In Hard Times

hebrews 11 1[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

isaiah 40 31[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Isaiah 40:31

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

zephaniah 3 17[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

jeremiah 29 11[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Jeremiah 29:11

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.

romans 12 12[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 12:12

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

hebrews 6 19[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Hebrews 6:19

Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;

romans 15 4[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 15:4

For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

romans 8 24 25[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 8:24-25

For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

psalm 33 18[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

colossians 1 27[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Colossians 1:27

To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

romans 8 24 25[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 5:5

And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

deuteronomy 31 6[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

revelation 21 4[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Revelation 21:4

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

1 corinthians 15 19[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Corinthians 15:19

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

romans 15 4[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 15:13

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

1 peter 1 3[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 corinthians 13 13[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

psalm 39 7[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Proverbs 23:18

For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

psalm 71 5[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 71:5

For thou art my hope, O Lord God: thou art my trust from my youth.

proverbs 24 14[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Proverbs 24:14

So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.

titus 3 7[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Titus 3:7

That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

isaiah 41 10[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Isaiah 41:10

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

1 peter 3 15[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Peter 3:15

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

romans 5 2 5[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 5:2-5

By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

hebrews 6 18 19[kjv] bible verses about hope in hard times

Hebrews 6:18-19

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us: Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;

jeremiah 29 11 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”

romans 15 13 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 15:13 

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

romans 12 12 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 12:12 

“Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;”

hebrews 11 1 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Hebrews 11:1 

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”

isaiah 40 31 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Isaiah 40:31 

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

romans 8 24 25 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 8:24-25 

For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

1 peter 1 3 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Peter 1:3 

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,”

romans 15 4 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 15:4 

“For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.”

psalm 39 7 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 39:7 

“And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.”

1 corinthians 13 13 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Corinthians 13:13 

“And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.”

colossians 1 27 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Colossians 1:27 

“To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:”

romans 5 2 5 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 5:2-5 

By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

deuteronomy 31 6 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Deuteronomy 31:6 

“Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.”

romans 5 5 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 5:5 

“And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.”

romans 8 25 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 8:25 

“But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.”

revelation 21 4 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Revelation 21:4 

“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”

2 corinthians 4 16 18 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; While we look not 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.

proverbs 23 18 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Proverbs 23:18 

“For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.”

psalm 71 5 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 71:5 

“For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.”

proverbs 24 14 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Proverbs 24:14 

“So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.”

titus 3 7 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Titus 3:7 

“That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.”

isaiah 41 10 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Isaiah 41:10 

“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”

1 peter 3 15 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Peter 3:15 

“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:”

zephaniah 3 17 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Zephaniah 3:17 

“The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.”

hebrews 6 19 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Hebrews 6:19 

“Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;”

2 corinthians 1 3 4 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

romans 8 35 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Romans 8:35 

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?”

psalm 40 1 3 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 40:1-3 

I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.

1 peter 5 7 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Peter 5:7 

“Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.”

john 14 27 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

John 14:27 

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

matthew 6 26 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Matthew 6:26 

“Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?”

malachi 3 10 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Malachi 3:10 

“Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.”

2 kings 4 3 7 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

2 Kings 4: 3-7 

Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few. And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full. So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out. And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed. Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy debt, and live thou and thy children of the rest.

1 corinthians 1 27 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

1 Corinthians 1:27 

“But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;”

proverbs 3 5 6 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Proverbs 3:5-6 

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

joshua 1 9 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Joshua 1:9 

“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

psalm 25 5 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 25:5 

“Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.”

philippians 1 6 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Philippians 1:6 

“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:”

matthew 19 26 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Matthew 19:26 

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.”

psalm 33 18 kjv bible verses about hope in hard times

Psalm 33:18 

“Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;”

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