One of the Three Graces
Grounds of Hope
Things Hoped For
A Helmet and an Anchor
State of Mind
Finality of Hope
1. One of the Three Graces
1 Corinthians 13:13
Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these
2. Grounds of Hope
Psalms 33:18 But the
Lord watches over those who fear him, those who rely on his unfailing
Psalms 119:74 May all
who fear you find in me a cause for joy, for I have put my hope in your
Psalms 119:81 I am
worn out waiting for your rescue, but I have put my hope in your word.
Romans 15:4 Such
things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures
give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God’s promises to be
1 Timothy 1:1 This
letter is from Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus, appointed by the command of
God our Savior and Christ Jesus, who gives us hope.
3. Things Hoped For
Ephesians 1:18 I pray
that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the
confident hope he has given to those he called—his holy people who are his rich
and glorious inheritance.
Ephesians 4:4 For
there is one body and one Spirit, just as you have been called to one glorious
hope for the future.
Colossians 1:5 which
come from your confident hope of what God has reserved for you in heaven. You
have had this expectation ever since you first heard the truth of the Good
Titus 1:2 This truth
gives them confidence that they have eternal life, which God—who does not
lie—promised them before the world began.
Titus 2:13 while we
look forward with hope to that wonderful day when the glory of our great God
and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be revealed.
1 Peter 1:13 So think
clearly and exercise self-control. Look forward to the gracious salvation that
will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world.
Acts 23:6 Paul
realized that some members of the high council were Sadducees and some were
Pharisees, so he shouted, “Brothers, I am a Pharisee, as were my ancestors! And
I am on trial because my hope is in the resurrection of the dead!”
1 Peter 1:3 All praise
to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we
have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we
live with great expectation,
4. A Helmet and an Anchor
1 Thessalonians 5:8
But let us who live in the light be clearheaded, protected by the armor of
faith and love, and wearing as our helmet the confidence of our salvation.
Hebrews 6:18-19 So God
has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable
because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for
refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before
us. 19 This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It
leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary.
5. State of Mind It Inspires
Jeremiah 17:7 “But
blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their
hope and confidence.
Romans 12:12 Rejoice
in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.
6. Finality of Hope
Hebrews 6:11 Our great
desire is that you will keep on loving others as long as life lasts, in order
to make certain that what you hope for will come true.
Outline is from the Dixon Analytical Bible
Scripture is from the New Living Bible
courtesy of www.biblegateway.com
Arranged and modified by HKM 11/03/2010