1 Corinthians 13:13 Series - Hope

Why do we hope?

We hope because we serve the living God who purifies us
1 John 3:3

We hope because every trial that does not break us, makes us
Romans 5:3-4

We hope in that we may encourage those who are without hope
Ephesians 2:12

We hope in that we may reign with Jesus Christ in the glorious place he prepared for us
John 14:3

Hope is joyful
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish
Proverbs 10:28

I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope
Psalm 16:8-9

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
Zephaniah 3:17

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 15:13

Hope is courageous
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord
Psalm 31:24

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
Isaiah 40:31

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 5:5

And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming
1 John 2:28

Hope and praise
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand.

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.

The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore
Psalm 121