Questions for younger kids:

What are you hoping for right now?

Name one thing you hoped for and didn’t get? How did that make you feel? Were you mad? Were you sad?

How have you put your hope in God? How did that make you feel?

Why can you always count on God?

Questions for older kids:

How is hoping in God different than hoping in things?

Why is it important for you to put your hope in God and not just in things?

How do you think you could put your hope in God more than in things?

What could you do to help someone who doesn’t have much hope know the hope that we can have in God?

Taking it even further:

Spend some time looking up other verses in the Bible about hope. Here are a few to get you started:

Psalm 25:5

Psalm 33:20

Psalm 42:11

Psalm 62:5

Psalm 147:11

Jeremiah 29:11

Romans 12:12

Romans 15:13

Ephesians 1:18,19