Daily Hope Devotional

It’s Time to Clean House

By Rick Warren — December 7, 2022
from Building Character
Real change requires cleaning house. If you’re one of those people who can’t find the motivation to get your physical house clean, then cleaning your spiritual house may seem like a bigger task. But this … Continue reading It’s Time to Clean House

To Really Change, You Have to Know the Truth

By Rick Warren — December 6, 2022
from Building Character
If you want to be transformed, you can’t be conformed. The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 3:18-19, “Don’t fool yourself. Don’t think that you can be wise merely by being relevant . . . What … Continue reading To Really Change, You Have to Know the Truth
Many people suffer from prolonged pain, whether it’s chronic physical, emotional, spiritual, relational, or financial pain. Maybe you’re experiencing extended suffering, and you feel like you might have to endure it for the rest of … Continue reading When You Want to Know, ‘How Long, Lord?’

Impossible? Trust God For the Answer

By Rick Warren — December 4, 2022
from Building a Better Future
When God is growing your character, he sometimes will test you with what seems like an unsolvable problem. I call it the “How Test.” It’s when you ask, “How in the world am I going … Continue reading Impossible? Trust God For the Answer
In the Bible, God made more than 7,000 promises to you—but he has not guaranteed that he’ll fulfill every one of them instantly. As a follower of Christ, you can expect that God sometimes will … Continue reading You Need God’s Promises, Not Explanations
Sometimes, when God wants to grow your faith, he gives you the “Where Test.” If you’re asking, “Where, Lord?” and feel like God isn’t answering, you’re probably in the middle of a Where Test. God … Continue reading Faith Means Following, Without Knowing Where
What does God promise to those who do everything in life with humility and generosity? They will be respected. The Bible says, “Happy is the person who honors the Lord . . . He gives generously … Continue reading God’s Promise to the Generous and Humble

Do You Show Empathy?

By Rick Warren — November 30, 2022
from Building a Better Future
There are many ways to earn the respect of others during times of conflict. Yesterday we looked at three of those ways: Pause before you speak, resolve conflict privately, and appeal to the best in … Continue reading Do You Show Empathy?

How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

By Rick Warren — November 29, 2022
from Building a Better Future
One of the deepest needs in life is the need to feel respected by others. In fact, Proverbs 22:1 says, “A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold” (CEV). But … Continue reading How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

What Causes Conflict?

By Rick Warren — November 28, 2022
from Building a Better Future
You probably don’t like conflict. Most people try to avoid it as much as possible! But conflict is inevitable in life—because no one is perfect. But if you want to build a better future and … Continue reading What Causes Conflict?