PC-USA 1997-04-21 - God Wants Us to Have Hope

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Job 11:18 (NRSV) And you will have confidence, because there is hope; you will be protected and take your rest in safety.

Psa 33:18 (NRSV) Truly the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,

Psa 42:5 (NRSV) Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my help.

Psa 62:5 (NRSV) For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him.

Psa 130:7 (NRSV) O Israel, hope in the LORD! For with the LORD there is steadfast love, and with him is great power to redeem.

Prov 10:28 (NRSV) The hope of the righteous ends in gladness, but the expectation of the wicked comes to nothing.

Jer 29:11 (NRSV) For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.

1 Cor 13:13 (NRSV) And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

Col 1:5 (NRSV) because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. You have heard of this hope before in the word of the truth, the gospel

1 Tim 4:10 (NRSV) For to this end we toil and struggle, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.

Heb 10:23 (NRSV) Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who has promised is Faithful.

Jan