1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV
Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!
To the Christian, hope is the conviction that no matter the circumstances, God's plans for our lives are "for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope" (Jeremiah 29:11b NLT).
The Power of the Secret Closet
"But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret, and thy Father which seeth in Secret shall reward thee openly" (Matthew 6:6).