(Jeremiah 29:11 NLT) For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
(John 5:5-9 NLT) One of the men lying there had been sick for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him and knew he had been ill for a long time, he asked him, “Would you like to get well?” “I can’t, sir,” the sick man said, “for I have no one to put me into the pool when the water bubbles up. Someone else always gets there ahead of me.” Jesus told him, “Stand up, pick up your mat, and walk!” Instantly, the man was healed! He rolled up his sleeping mat and began walking! But this miracle happened on the Sabbath,
(1 Corinthians 13:13 NLT) Three things will last forever–faith, hope, and love–and the greatest of these is love.
√ Hope is an ANCHOR.
(Hebrews 6:19 NLT) This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary.
√ Our hope looks to a PROMISE.
(Hebrews 6:17 MSG) When God wanted to guarantee his promises, he gave his word, a rock-solid guarantee—God can’t break his word. And because his word cannot change, the promise is likewise unchangeable.
√ Hope STEADIES life.
(Matthew 14:32 NLT) When they climbed back into the boat, the wind stopped.
√ Hope has a NAME.
(Matthew 12:21 MSG) …He won’t walk over anyone’s feelings, won’t push you into a corner. Before you know it, his justice will triumph; the mere sound of his name will signal hope, even among far-off unbelievers.