The Best Affirmations to Increase Hope in Your Life
The Bible is full to the brim with declarations that can increase hope in your life. Hope is not something that changes with the wind. It is an assurance from God that we are well cared for and fully loved by a creator that values family and fatherhood in our lives. Often times we see people lost hope after fighting a battle for a long time, encountering a situation that seems to have no good resolution, or losing a loved one. Here is a list of declarations and the verses they are based upon, all listed in the ESV version.
I feel secure in the hope God gives me.
And you will feel secure, because there is hope; you will look around and take your rest in security. Job 11:18
Hope will sprout again for me, even when I feel cut down.
For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease. Job 14:7
I place my hope in God’s steadfast love.
Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you. Psalm 33:22
I wait peacefully on God because my hope is in Him.
And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you. Psalm 39:7
When I feel turmoil, I will hope in God, who grants me salvation.
Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation. Psalm 42:5
My soul will wait in peaceful silence because I hope in the Lord.
For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. Psalm 62:5
My hope is continuous.
But I will hope continually and will praise you yet more and more. Psalm 71:14
I hope in God’s Word, which protects me.
You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word. Psalm 119:114
I hope in my Redeemer.
O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is plentiful redemption. Psalm 130:7
I place my hope in the one true God, not in idols.
Are there any among the false gods of the nations that can bring rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are you not he, O Lord our God? We set our hope on you, for you do all these things. Jeremiah 14:22
I hope for a good future, because the Lord has good plans for me.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
My hope is in the Lord, who gives me all I need.
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:24
Hope builds Christlike character in me.
Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. Romans 5:3-5
My hope is not on earthly things, but heavenly things.
For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. Romans 8:24-25
The God of hope fills me with His hope.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13
I put my hope in my Deliverer.
He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again. 2 Corinthians 1:10
I wait for the ultimate hope of heaven.
For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness. Galatians 5:5
Christ lives in me, and He is the hope of glory.
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1:27
My hope of salvation protects me from spiritual attacks.
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation. 1 Thessalonians 5:8
My hope is set on the living God.
For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe. 1 Timothy 4:10
I have great hope for eternal life.
So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life. Titus 3:7
My hope enters God’s holy presence.
We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain. Hebrews 6:19
I cling tight to my hope without wavering.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23
My hope in God is living and alive.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 Peter 1:3
Hope purifies my heart, mind, and soul.
And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure. 1 John 3:3
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