Genesis 2-3 - the story of creation
The Hope was that God would create light.
Matthew 24:37-38- No one knows the day or hour
The Hope was that everything would be fine even if things go bad.
Exodus 9:13-14 The Hail
The Hope was that people would be free to to worship God.
Exodus 15:22-27- Bitter water
The Hope is that God would provide fresh water for them.