verses and thoughts for hope, strength and peace

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 15:13

Do not be anxious about anything but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Jesus Christ.
Phillipians 4:6-7

For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power, love and a strong mind.
II Timothy 1:7

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straigh.
Proverbs 3:5-6

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans 12:12

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
I Corinthians 13:13

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
Hebrews 11:1

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing;
You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,
To the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent;
O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever.
Psalm 30:11-12

And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
Romans 5:5

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
Phillipians 4:4

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary but what is unseen is eternal.
II Corinthians 4:18

I have loved you with a love that lasts forever. I have kept on loving you with faithful love.
Jeremiah 31:3

I will bless the Lord at all times;
His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
My soul shall make its boast in the Lord;
The humble shall hear of it and be glad.
Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
And let us exalt His name together.
Psalm 34:1-3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
II Corinthians 1:3-4

Therefore my heart is glad and my toungue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.
Psalm 16:9

Find rest, O my soul, in God alone;
my hope comes from Him.
Trust in Him at all times, O people;
pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.
Psalm 62:5,8

Then Hannah prayed and said: "My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in my deliverance.:
I Samuel 2:1

Your prayer has been answered, as you know. God has a use for you, even though what he asks doesn't happen to suit you at the moment.
dag hammerskjold

We should not demand that God explain everything. God gives us himself, but not all the details of His plans. We must remember that this life, with all its pain, is not our final destiny.

To be unshakable, faith must be built on the confidence that God's ultimate puropse will come to pass.
NIV Bible commentary on Job