What is the definition of hope, and how can we have hope during trials?
What does it mean to hope in God during hard times? Is hope just wishful thinking?
Today’s podcast episode tackles these (and many other) big questions about how to find hope when life hurts. Plus you’ll hear more than a dozen hope Bible verses that will encourage your soul during hard times!
Is it just giving ourselves affirmations of what how we want things to be? How can we honestly have hope when our emotional selves are suffering and we have real needs that aren’t being met? How do we handle that tension?
In today’s episode you’ll learn:
- A powerful definition of hope you can memorize that will bring encouragement
- Why hope starts with confident surrendered trust in God
- Why faith is a critical piece of godly hope in trials
- What the Bible says about hope in hard times
12 Bible Verses About Hope
We mention several bible verses about hope in this episode. Each of these hope Bible verses support the definition of hope shared in the episode:
Hope is a confident, surrendered trust in God with the expectation of fulfillment.
Here’s a list of powerful Bible verses about hope during hard times that you can study on your own:
- Hebrews 11:1
- Romans 12:12
- Psalm 31:21-24
- Hebrews 6:18-19
- Psalms 42:5
- Psalms 39:7
- Psalms 71:14
- Lamentations 3:17
- Job 11:18
- Psalms 143:4
- Proverbs 10:24
- Proverbs 23:17-18
Free Worksheet: 6 Steps to Better Decision Making
A huge part of finding hope in a trial is the ability to make confident, wise decisions through the difficult moments.
That’s why I want to give you a free resource–6 Steps to Better Decision Making. This 6-step process is what I use with my clients to help them walk through a big decision they need to make, and it can really help you find hope as you move confidently through this difficult trial.
Related Podcasts & Helpful Posts
- 3 Questions You Must Answer to Find Joy in Trials
- 4 Stories: Keeping Faith in God During Hard Times
- 28 Encouraging Bible Verses About Trials & Hard Times
- Ep 20: How to Make Better Decisions
And don’t forget to download the FREE WORKSHEET on Better Decision Making!