Genesis 2-3 - The story of creation
The hope was that God would create light.
Matthew 24:37-38 - No one Knows the day and hour
The hope is that everything will be fine but even it was bad everything was fine.
Exodus 9:13-14- Hail
The hope to make the people worship god.
Exodus 15:22-27 - Bitter Water
The hope is God gave them fresh water to drink