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I pray that the God who gives hope will fill you with much joy and peace as you trust in him. Then you will have more and more hope, and it will flow out of you by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13 ERV

The holidays are a time to celebrate hope, and there’s nothing greater than the hope God brings with the birth of Jesus. Listen to our new Scripture Playlist for some hopeful verses of the Bible on the new life promised to us by Jesus.

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Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, [17] comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 NLT

Jesus ministered from place to place throughout all of the province of Galilee. He taught in the synagogues, preaching the hope of the kingdom realm and healing every kind of sickness and disease among the people.

Matthew 4:23 TPT

A child has been born for us. We have been given a son who will be our ruler. His names will be Wonderful Advisor and Mighty God, Eternal Father and Prince of Peace. [7] His power will never end; peace will last forever. He will rule David’s kingdom and make it grow strong. He will always rule with honesty and justice. The LORD All-Powerful will make certain that all of this is done.

Isaiah 9:6-7 CEV

And Isaiah says, “Someone will come from Jesse’s family. He will come to rule over the nations, and they will put their hope in him.” [13] I pray that the God who gives hope will fill you with much joy and peace as you trust in him. Then you will have more and more hope, and it will flow out of you by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:12-13 ERV

Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, [10] but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. [11] The Savior-yes, the Messiah, the Lord-has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!

Luke 2:9-11 NLT

Celebrate with praises the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has shown us his extravagant mercy. For his fountain of mercy has given us a new life-we are reborn to experience a living, energetic hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

1 Peter 1:3 TPT

But now, by means of the physical death of his Son, God has made you his friends, in order to bring you, holy, pure, and faultless, into his presence. [23] You must, of course, continue faithful on a firm and sure foundation, and must not allow yourselves to be shaken from the hope you gained when you heard the gospel. It is of this gospel that I, Paul, became a servant-this gospel which has been preached to everybody in the world.

Colossians 1:22-23 GNT

Remember that in the past you were without Christ. You were not citizens of Israel, and you did not know about the agreements with the promises that God made to his people. You had no hope, and you did not know God. [13] Yes, at one time you were far away from God, but now in Christ Jesus, you are brought near to him. You are brought near to God through the blood sacrifice of Christ. [14] Christ is the reason we are now at peace.

Ephesians 2:12-14 ERV

So then, prepare your hearts and minds for action! Stay alert and fix your hope firmly on the marvelous grace that is coming to you. For when Jesus Christ is unveiled, a greater measure of grace will be released to you.

1 Peter 1:13 TPT

I say this because I know the plans that I have for you.” This message is from the LORD. “I have good plans for you. I don’t plan to hurt you. I plan to give you hope and a good future. [12] Then you will call my name. You will come to me and pray to me, and I will listen to you. [13] You will search for me, and when you search for me with all your heart, you will find me.

Jeremiah 29:11-13 ERV

To have faith is to be sure of the things we hope for, to be certain of the things we cannot see.

Hebrews 11:1 GNT

But that’s not all! Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. [4] And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope. [5] And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy, because we can now experience the endless love of God cascading into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who lives in us!

Romans 5:3-5 TPT

Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again- my Savior and my God!

Psalm 42:11 NLT

You are my refuge and my shield; your word is my source of hope.

Psalm 119:114 NLT

The LORD is all I have, and so in him I put my hope. [25] The LORD is good to everyone who trusts in him, [26] So it is best for us to wait in patience-to wait for him to save us-

Lamentations 3:24-26 GNT

I pray that God will open your minds to see his truth. Then you will know the hope that he has chosen us to have. You will know that the blessings God has promised his holy people are rich and glorious.

Ephesians 1:18 ERV

And so, Lord, where do I put my hope? My only hope is in you.

Psalm 39:7 NLT
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