You know, life can really beat us down with trials, sorrows and debilitating worries and unimaginable pain, grief and sadness.
In times like these when it seems hopeless, it is then that we need encouragement, inspiration and God’s message about our future hope.
Today is no different as many around the world are in need of uplifting and comforting, especially the people in Nepal who have suffered devastation, death and great destruction by the earthquake on April 25, 2015.
So here are 20 scripture verses and quotes that I pray will bring comfort and boost your spirit:-
Scripture verses about hope
1.) “And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” ~ Revelation 21:4
2.) “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.” ~ Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
3.) “For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” ~ Romans 8:24-25 NIV
4.) “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” ~ Romans 15:13
5.) “If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.” ~ 1 Corinthians 15:19
6.) “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” ~ Zephaniah 3:17
7.) “Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give the will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” ~ John 4:13-14
8.) “You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid, and many will court your favor.” ~ Job 11:18-19
9.) “Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.” ~ Proverbs 24:14
10.) “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” ~ Romans 12:12
11.) “So that having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.” ~ Titus 3:7
12.) Though he slay me, I will hope in him; yet I will argue my ways to his face.” ~ Job 13:15
Quotes about hope from the heart of others
13.) “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” ~ Dalai Lama
14.) “There is always hope… even when there isn’t faith. And sometimes without hope or faith, there must be charity.” ~ Orson Scott Card
15.) “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
16.) “We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.” ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy
17.) “And yet to be without hope is almost to be without sanity.” ~ Edmund Cooper
18.) “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~ Maria Robinson
19.) “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” ~ Deepak Chopra
20.) “As hope kindles hope, millions more will find it. By our efforts, we have lit a fire as well a fire in the minds of men. It warms those who feel its power, it burns those who fight its progress, and one day this untamed fire of freedom will reach the darkest corners of our world.” ~ George Walker Bush
Let us continue to keep the people of Nepal, India in our thoughts and prayers and take comfort in knowing that no matter what it seems like, God is always watching out for us.