Genesis 2-3 - The story of creation
The hope was that God would create light.
Matthew 24:37-38 - No one knows the Day on hour.
The hope was that everything would be fine, even if things got bad.
Exodus 9:13- 14- Hail.
The hope is that God told Moses to tell the king to let his people go so they may worship him.
Exodus 15:22-27- Bitter Water.
The hope is that God would provide fresh water for them.