When I was young in my Christian life, I heard a lot of preachers downplaying the role of hope when compared to faith. Well I learned over the years that hope plays a vital role in our Christian life.
If it wasn't for Christian quotes about hope and the way they inspired me in my life I would not be where I am today. It was hope that got me through the 8 years of waiting for God to restore me to ministry.
So it is my hope (no pun intended) and prayer that these Christian quotes about hope will encourage and inspire you too in your Christian walk like they did in mine.
It is said that hope springs eternal. Well I know that at least for me, I am going to hope in the Lord.
He that lives in hope danceth without music. - George Herbert
Hope means hoping when things are hopeless, or it is no virtue at all... As long as matters are really hopeful, hope is mere flattery or platitude; it is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength. - G. K. Chesterton
If you have been reduced to God being your only hope, You are in a good place. - Jim Laffoon
God is not a deceiver, that He should offer to support us, and then, when we lean upon Him, should slip away from us. - Augustine
Many things are possible for the person who has hope. Even more is possible for the person who has faith. And still more is possible for the person who knows how to love. But everything is possible for the person who practices all three virtues. - Brother Lawrence
"God is the only one who can make the valley of trouble a door of hope." - Catherine Marshall
If you'll quit moaning and crying, I'll use the things to make you into someone I can use in the lives of others to show them that no matter where they've been, no matter how deep the hole, no matter how painful the trial, there's hope. There is victory. - Kay Arthur
Every thing that is done in the world is done by hope. - Martin Luther
God gives us hopes and dreams for certain things to happen in our lives, but He doesn't always allow us to see the exact timing of His plan. - Joyce Meyer
Hope is called the anchor of the soul (Hebrews 6:19), because it gives stability to the Christian life. But hope is not simply a 'wish' (I wish that such-and-such would take place); rather, it is that which latches on to the certainty of the promises of the future that God has made. - R.C. Sproul
Hope is a very important principle in the Christian life. In fact, we all have a blessed hope of the return of Jesus Christ. We have a hope of an eternal future with Him.
So take heart with these Christian quotes about hope my fellow travelers. God has a hope and a future for you. He has promised that. Whatever His plans for you in life, He will cause it to come to pass. I am a living testimony of that fact.
So don't give up.
Lift up your eyes and hope!
What are some of your favorite Christian quotes about hope? Please feel free to share them in the comment section below so that others may be encouraged as well.
Pastor Duke Taber is the Senior Pastor at The Vineyard Church in San Carlos Ca. He is an alumnus from Life Pacific College and Multnomah Biblical Seminary. He is a husband, father, and grandfather.
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