according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
... so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
Know that wisdom is thus for your soul; If you find it, then there will be a future, And your hope will not be cut off.
The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.