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Hope


1. In God. Ps 39:7; 1Pe 1:21.

2. In Christ. 1Co 15:19; 1Ti 1:1.

3. In God’s promises. Ac 26:6,7; Tit 1:2.

4. In the mercy of God. Ps 33:18.

5. Is the work of the Holy Spirit. Ro 15:13; Ga 5:5.

6. Obtained through

a. Grace. 2Th 2:16.

b. The word. Ps 119:81.

c. Patience and comfort of the Scriptures. Ro 15:4.

d. The gospel. Col 1:5,23.

e. Faith. Ro 5:1,2; Ga 5:5.

7. The result of experience. Ro 5:4.

8. A better hope brought in by Christ. Heb 7:19.

9. Described as

a. Good. 2Th 2:16.

b. Lively. 1Pe 1:3.

c. Sure and steadfast. Heb 6:19.

d. Gladdening. Pr 10:28.

e. Blessed. Tit 2:13.

10. Makes not ashamed. Ro 5:5.

11. Triumphs over difficulties. Ro 4:18.

12. Is an encouragement to boldness in preaching. 2Co 3:12.

13. Saints

a. Are called to. Eph 4:4.

b. Rejoice in. Ro 5:2; 12:12.

c. Have all, the same. Eph 4:4.

d. Have, in death. Pr 14:32.

e. Should abound in. Ro 15:13.

f. Should look for the object of. Tit 2:13.

g. Should not be ashamed of. Ps 119:16.

h. Should hold fast. Heb 3:6.

i. Should not be moved from. Col 1:23.

j. Should continue in. Ps 71:14; 1Pe 1:13.

14. Connected with faith and love. 1Co 13:13.

15. Objects of

a. Salvation. 1Th 5:8.

b. Righteousness. Ga 5:5.

c. Christ’s glorious appearing. Tit 2:13.

d. A resurrection. Ac 23:6; 24:15.

e. Eternal life. Tit 1:2; 3:7.

f. Glory. Ro 5:2; Col 1:27.

16. Leads to purity. 1Jo 3:3.

17. Leads to patience. Ro 8:25; 1Th 1:3.

18. Seek for full assurance of. Heb 6:11.

19. Be ready to give an answer concerning. 1Pe 3:15.

20. Encouragement to. Ho 2:15; Zec 9:12.

21. Encourage others to. Ps 130:7.

22. Happiness of. Ps 146:5.

23. Life is the season of. Ec 9:4; Isa 38:18.

24. The wicked have no ground for. Eph 2:12.

25. Of the wicked

a. Is in their worldly possessions. Job 31:24.

b. Shall make them ashamed. Isa 20:5,6; Zec 9:5.

c. Shall perish. Job 8:13; 11:20; Pr 10:28.

d. Shall be extinguished in death. Job 27:8.

26. Illustrated by

a. An Anchor. Heb 6:19.

b. A helmet. 1Th 5:8.

27. Exemplified

a. David. Ps 39:7.

b. Paul. Ac 24:15.

c. Abraham. Ro 4:18.

d. Thessalonians. 1Th 1:3.