or does he say it assuredly for our sake? Yes, it was written for our sake, because he who plows ought to plow in hope, and he who threshes in hope should partake of his hope.
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
But now faith, hope, and love remain--these three. The greatest of these is love.
If we have only hoped in Christ in this life, we are of all men most pitiable.
For I do not wish to see you now in passing, but I hope to stay a while with you, if the Lord permits.
Everyone who has this hope set on him purifies himself, even as he is pure.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, be sober and set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ--
who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead, and gave him glory; so that your faith and hope might be in God.
For this is how the holy women before, who hoped in God also adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, with humility and fear:
remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.
For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Isn't it even you, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?
But we don't want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don't grieve like the rest, who have no hope.
But let us, since we belong to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and Christ Jesus our hope;
Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day.
Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on the living God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;
Our hope for you is steadfast, knowing that, since you are partakers of the sufferings, so also are you of the comfort.
who delivered us out of so great a death, and does deliver; on whom we have set our hope that he will also still deliver us;
For we write no other things to you, than what you read or even acknowledge, and I hope you will acknowledge to the end;
Having therefore such a hope, we use great boldness of speech,
Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are revealed to God; and I hope that we are revealed also in your consciences.
This was not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God.
not boasting beyond proper limits in other men's labors, but having hope that as your faith grows, we will be abundantly enlarged by you in our sphere of influence,
But I hope that you will know that we aren't disqualified.
Having many things to write to you, I don't want to do so with paper and ink, but I hope to come to you, and to speak face to face, that our joy may be made full.
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
but I hope to see you soon, and we will speak face to face. Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends by name.
Therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced. Moreover my flesh also will dwell in hope;
But when her masters saw that the hope of their gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas, and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, "Men and brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. Concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am being judged!"
having hope toward God, which these also themselves look for, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
Meanwhile, he also hoped that money would be given to him by Paul, that he might release him. Therefore also he sent for him more often, and talked with him.
Now I stand here to be judged for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,
which our twelve tribes, earnestly serving night and day, hope to attain. Concerning this hope I am accused by the Jews, King Agrippa!
When neither sun nor stars shone on us for many days, and no small storm pressed on us, all hope that we would be saved was now taken away.
For this cause therefore I asked to see you and to speak with you. For because of the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain."
because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,
if it is so that you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Good News which you heard, which is being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.
to whom God was pleased to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;
For to him who is joined with all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
to the end that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:
having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope of his calling, and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
that you were at that time separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you also were called in one hope of your calling;
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