Here are the 40 strongest Bible scriptures on expectation.
“And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
As it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death.
1 Corinthians 13:3
If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.
Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
After they finished speaking, James replied, “Brothers, listen to me.”
And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to the riverside, where we supposed there was a place of prayer, and we sat down and spoke to the women who had come together.
Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.
Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures.
On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and he prolonged his speech until midnight.
Now when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, “Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. It is with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial.”
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.
“Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me.”
For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed be everyone who does not abide by all things written in the Book of the Law, and do them.”
So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith.
The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, declares the Lord of hosts.
Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.
The Jews then said, “It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it up in three days?”
Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”
Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.”
“But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.”
“Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.”
“No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”
And he said to his disciples, “Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come!”
“I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.”
“Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test,” says the Lord of hosts, “if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.”
“Remember the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel.”
“To the Levites I have given every tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service that they do, their service in the tent of meeting.”
For though the Lord is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar.
A Psalm of David. The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein.
For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness.
He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!
“Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid?”
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things.
Waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.