Do you need some hope in your life? The scriptures were given by the Lord to help us feel His love. These 25 Book of Mormon scriptures about hope are good for personal study, preparation for classes and talks, and sharing with others.
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, did exhort my brethren, with all diligence, to keep the commandments of the Lord. And it came to pass that they didthemselves before the Lord; insomuch that I had joy and great hopes of them, that they would walk in the paths of righteousness.
Wherefore I spake unto them, saying: Hear ye the words of the prophet, ye who are aof the house of Israel, a who have been broken off; ye the words of the prophet, which were written unto all the house of Israel, and liken them unto yourselves, that ye may have hope as well as your brethren from whom ye have been broken off; for after this manner has the prophet written.
Wherefore, ye must press forward with ain Christ, having a perfect brightness of , and a of God and of all men. Wherefore, if ye shall press forward, feasting upon the word of Christ, and to the end, behold, thus saith the Father: Ye shall have .
And after ye have obtained a hope in Christ ye shall obtain riches, if ye seek them; and ye will seek them for the intent togood—to clothe the naked, and to feed the hungry, and to liberate the captive, and administer relief to the sick and the afflicted.
For, for this intent have we written these things, that they may know that weof Christ, and we had a hope of his many hundred years before his coming; and not only we ourselves had a hope of his glory, but also all the holy which were before us.
Wherefore, we search the prophets, and we have many revelations and the spirit of; and having all these we obtain a hope, and our faith becometh unshaken, insomuch that we truly can in the of Jesus and the very trees obey us, or the mountains, or the waves of the sea.
Wherefore, beloved brethren, beunto him through the of Christ, his , and ye may obtain a , according to the of the resurrection which is in Christ, and be presented as the of Christ unto God, having faith, and obtained a good hope of glory in him before he manifesteth himself in the flesh.
And now I ask of you on what conditions are they? Yea, what grounds had they to hope for salvation? What is the cause of their being loosed from the bands of death, yea, and also the chains of hell? Behold, I can tell you—did not my father Alma believe in the words which were delivered by the of Abinadi? And was he not a holy prophet? Did he not speak the words of God, and my father Alma believe them? And according to his faith there was a mighty wrought in his heart. Behold I say unto you that this is all true.
And see that ye have, hope, and charity, and then ye will always abound in good works. And may the Lord bless you, and keep your garments spotless, that ye may at last be brought to sit down with , Isaac, and Jacob, and the holy prophets who have been ever since the world began, having your garments even as their garments are spotless, in the kingdom of heaven to go no more out.
faith on the Lord; having a hope that ye shall receive eternal life; having the of God always in your hearts, that ye may be lifted up at the last day and enter into his .
But Aaron said unto him: If thou desirest this thing, if thou wiltdown before God, yea, if thou wilt repent of all thy sins, and will bow down before God, and call on his name in faith, believing that ye shall receive, then shalt thou receive the which thou desirest.
Now they did not suppose thatcame by the of Moses; but the law of Moses did serve to strengthen their faith in Christ; and thus they did retain a through faith, unto eternal salvation, relying upon the spirit of prophecy, which spake of those things to come.
And they did look upon shedding the blood of their brethren with the greatest abhorrence; and they never could be prevailed upon to take up arms against their brethren; and they never did look upon death with any degree of terror, for their hope and views of Christ and the resurrection; therefore, death was swallowed up to them by the victory of Christ over it.
While many thousands of others trulyfor the loss of their kindred, yet they rejoice and exult in the hope, and even know, according to the of the Lord, that they are raised to dwell at the right hand of God, in a state of never-ending .
And now as I said concerning faith—is not to have a perfect knowledge of things; therefore if ye have faith ye for things which are seen, which are true. And now, behold, I say unto you, and I would that ye should remember, that God is unto all who believe on his name; therefore he desireth, in the first place, that ye should believe, yea, even on his word.
And now my beloved brethren, I would exhort you to have, and that ye bear with all manner of ; that ye do not against those who do cast you out because of your poverty, lest ye become sinners like unto them; But that ye have , and bear with those , with a firm hope that ye shall one day rest from all your afflictions.
And now, O my son Helaman, behold, thou art in thy youth, and therefore, I beseech of thee that thou wilt hear my words and learn of me; for I do know that whosoever shall put their trust in God shall be supported in their trials, and their troubles, and their afflictions, and shall be lifted up at the last day.
Yea, and it came to pass that the Lord our God did visit us with assurances that he would deliver us; yea, insomuch that he did speak peace to our souls, and did grant unto us great faith, and did cause us that we should hope for ourin him.
Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might withfor a better world, yea, even a place at the right hand of God, which cometh of , maketh an to the souls of men, which would make them sure and steadfast, always abounding in , being led to God.
Behold, I will show unto the Gentiles their weakness, and I will show unto them that, hope and charity bringeth unto me—the fountain of all .
And I also remember that thou hast said that thou hast prepared a house for man, yea, even among theof thy Father, in which man might have a more excellent ; wherefore man must hope, or he cannot receive an inheritance in the place which thou hast prepared.
And again, my beloved brethren, I would speak unto you concerning. How is it that ye can attain unto faith, save ye shall have hope? And what is it that ye shall for? Behold I say unto you that ye shall have through the atonement of Christ and the power of his resurrection, to be raised unto life , and this because of your faith in him according to the promise. Wherefore, if a man have he needs have hope; for without faith there cannot be any hope.
And the remission of sins bringeth, and lowliness of heart; and because of meekness and lowliness of heart cometh the visitation of the , which with hope and perfect , which love endureth by unto , until the end shall come, when all the shall dwell with God.
My son, be faithful in Christ; and may not the things which I have written grieve thee, to weigh thee down unto; but may Christ lift thee up, and may his sufferings and death, and the showing his body unto our fathers, and his mercy and , and the hope of his glory and of eternal life, rest in your forever.
Wherefore, there must be; and if there must be faith there must also be hope; and if there must be hope there must also be charity. And except ye have ye can in nowise be saved in the kingdom of God; neither can ye be saved in the kingdom of God if ye have not faith; neither can ye if ye have no hope.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.