Daily Hope Devotional

Surrender Your Defense to God

By Rick Warren — March 22, 2019
King David knew what it meant to be attacked emotionally, verbally, and physically. As a young man, he was anointed by the Prophet Samuel to be the next king of Israel, but Saul was still … Continue reading Surrender Your Defense to God

Five Ways Jesus Protects and Directs You

By Rick Warren — March 21, 2019
Sheep are essentially defenseless animals, so a shepherd uses a few tools to care for and protect his sheep. He uses a rod for guarding and protecting and a staff with a little crook in … Continue reading Five Ways Jesus Protects and Directs You

Three Things to Remember About the Valleys

By Kaysie Larkin — March 20, 2019
In Israel, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho, there’s a canyon called the Valley of the Shadow of Death. In his day, King David probably traveled through it many times. Some of the canyons … Continue reading Three Things to Remember About the Valleys
Most of God’s will is already revealed. The principles are there! When you open your Bible, God opens his mouth and starts talking. Are you waiting for God to write his will in the sky? … Continue reading If You Want to Know God’s Will, Just Open Your Bible

Don’t Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide

By Rick Warren — March 18, 2019
Every emotion is temporary, whether it’s good or bad. You can be delighted at Disneyland, but it will not last. You can be elated after winning a game, but it will not last. You can … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide

You Can’t Trust Your Circumstances to Lead You

By Rick Warren — March 17, 2019
If you want to know God’s will, you have to stop being led by your circumstances. You may be scratching your head and thinking, “Wait a minute—doesn’t God direct my circumstances?” Yes, God does want … Continue reading You Can’t Trust Your Circumstances to Lead You

Are Your Friends Led by the World or the Word?

By Rick Warren — March 16, 2019
One of the things that causes people to miss God’s plan is peer pressure. Most of us know what that was like as a kid or teenager, but that pressure actually continues into adulthood. There’s … Continue reading Are Your Friends Led by the World or the Word?

Stop Following a Culture That Doesn’t Follow God

By Rick Warren — March 15, 2019
There are two verses in the Bible that are written by the same author and seem to send an opposite message: “Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the … Continue reading Stop Following a Culture That Doesn’t Follow God

Here’s How God Keeps You on Track

By Rick Warren — March 14, 2019
Life is composed of starts and stops. When I took a couple guys from our staff for a hike one day, I noticed that we had both starts and stops along the way. We stopped … Continue reading Here’s How God Keeps You on Track

You’ve Got to Let Yourself Grieve

By Rick Warren — March 13, 2019
Every change we experience in life includes loss, because you give up something old to get something new. And there’s no loss without pain, and there is no pain without grief. Grief is not bad. … Continue reading You’ve Got to Let Yourself Grieve