12 Encouraging Bible Verses About Hope

October 8, 2019
12 encouraging bible verses about hope

Whether it’s for the better or for the worst, words have the power to impact, influence, and transform your life. Sometimes people’s words may be encouraging, while other times they may be completely destructive. Regardless of the motive behind every word, words are powerful enough to have an effect in your life. If a simple “you’ll be okay” from someone has the power to lift your mood up, can you imagine the impact that a word from God would have in your life if you would only listen? Unlike humans, God always has the right words to say. And although the Bible speaks the truth (the truth hurts too, doesn’t it?), it is packed with powerful and encouraging bible verses for every circumstance, occasion, and person. So, if you’re in need of biblical encouragement, here are 12 encouraging bible verses about hope. 

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There is no one who can provide comfort the way God does. No matter how wise, kind, or noble a person could be, they can never compare to God. Since God created you, he knows you better than anyone else. And yes this includes your family and friends.

God knows your strengths as much as he knows your weaknesses.

And because he knows you so well, he’s the only one know who truly knows how to help you, speak to you, and teach you.


Now, you may be wondering, how will God talk to me? 

Through his Word, the Bible. 

If you didn’t know, the Bible is filled with so many powerful, life-changing, encouraging, and motivating verses. 

In other words, the Bible is filled with encouraging words dedicated from God to the person reading it. 

That’d be you and I. 


With an impressive amount of 66 books in total, the Bible contains 66 books packed with hundreds of verses to read, study and, apply to our daily life. So, it’s not up to God to bring you comfort. It’s up to you take the time to devour his Word to find Bible verses that speak directly to your soul.


12 encouraging bible verses about hope



Anyone who is among the living has HOPE – even a live dog is better off than a dead lion.

Ecclesiastes 9:4 bible verse

2. ROMANS 15:4

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have HOPE.

Romans (15)4 bible verse

3. PSALM 71:5

For you have been my HOPE, Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth. 

Psalm (71)5 bible verse

4. PSALM 62:5

Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my HOPE comes from him.

Psalm (62)5 bible verse

5. PSALM 130:5

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my HOPE.

Psalm (130)5 bible verse

6. PSALM 119:114

You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my HOPE in your word.

Psalm (119)114 bible verse

7. PSALM 25:5 

Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my savior, and my HOPE is in you all day long.

Psalm (25)5 bible verse

8. HEBREWS 6:19

We have this HOPE as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.

Hebrews (6)19 bible verse

9. HEBREWS 10:23

Let us hold unswervingly to the HOPE we profess, for he who promised is faithful.

Hebrews (10)23 bible verse

10. ISAIAH 40:31

Those who HOPE in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; the will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah (40)31 bible verse


The Lord is good to those whose HOPE is in him, to the one who seeks him.

Lamentations (3)25 bible verse

12. PSALM 25:3

No one who HOPES in you will ever be put to shame.

Psalm (25)3 bible verse

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Until next time,

Gabby Abigail

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Comments (9)

  • The Newbury Girl

    October 11, 2019 at 12:03 am

    This was such good timing for me to read this post as I was def in need of some hopeful encouragement. I love all the verses you chose, but this evening this verse really stuck with me: “You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my HOPE in your word” 💜

    1. admin

      October 13, 2019 at 6:33 pm

      Yaaay. I’m so glad these verses spoke to you as they did to me.


  • Ryan K Biddulph

    October 13, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    The Bible is uplifting Gabby. Best self help manual out there, bleeding with inspiration. Nice list.


    1. admin

      October 14, 2019 at 6:41 pm

      Couldn’t have said it any better myself. Glad you liked the list.


  • Hannah | Tiny Joyful Treasures

    June 9, 2020 at 12:42 pm

    Oh I love these verses and your blog!! Thank you for sharing 🌸💕🥰

    1. Gabby Abigail

      June 9, 2020 at 2:27 pm

      Thank you so much, Hannah! (:


  • Aphila

    August 14, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Lovely post filled with a lot of truth and a reminder to not ignore the Lord’s voice. My hope is in Him in all His word that He inspired you to share I’m grateful to Him for using you for this mission. Hoping to be part of the next assignment He gives you Gabby.

    1. Gabby Abigail

      August 14, 2020 at 10:33 am

      Your words have touched me. Thank you so much for reading. All glory to God!


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