Daily Hope Devotional

Being Content is a Learning Process

By Rick Warren — February 25, 2020
Instead of focusing so much on what we don’t have and what didn’t happen, we can be grateful for what we do have. This doesn’t come naturally to me, probably not for you either, and … Continue reading Being Content is a Learning Process

How to Rejoice in God’s Goodness to Others

By Rick Warren — February 24, 2020
When we see God being kind and gracious to others, we can respond with joy rather than resentment. In the parable of the vineyard workers, that is the exact opposite of what the workers did: … Continue reading How to Rejoice in God’s Goodness to Others

Get to Know Others So You Won’t Envy Them

By Rick Warren — February 23, 2020
The key to overcoming envy is to stop comparing yourself to others. Comparing is the root of all envy. And it was the first mistake made in the parable of the vineyard workers: The ones … Continue reading Get to Know Others So You Won’t Envy Them

Stand by the People You Love

By Rick Warren — February 22, 2020
If you have a spouse or a friend or a loved one who’s walked away from God, you cannot walk away from them. God wants you to know that they need you now more than … Continue reading Stand by the People You Love

Love and Trust Go Together

By Rick Warren — February 21, 2020
Love is built on trust. When you really love people, you believe in them. You trust them. You build their confidence. You relieve their fears. And then your trust causes them to blossom. If you … Continue reading Love and Trust Go Together

Love Lets It Go

By Rick Warren — February 20, 2020
The longer you know someone, the easier it is to become critical. As time goes on, you’re more likely to become less gracious and to take others for granted. Showing grace is an ongoing practice. … Continue reading Love Lets It Go

What Does It Mean For Us to Love?

By Rick Warren — February 19, 2020
One of my heroes was Dr. E.V. Hill, pastor of the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. He was a tremendous man of God and an intellectual giant. He was also a man … Continue reading What Does It Mean For Us to Love?

They’ll Know Us by Our Love

By Rick Warren — February 18, 2020
The distinguishing mark of a Christian is not a cross, a crucifix, a dove, or a fish on a bumper sticker. The sign of a Christian is love. How many people know you’re a Christian … Continue reading They’ll Know Us by Our Love

Love Is a Choice

By Rick Warren — February 17, 2020
Love is not a feeling. Love is a choice. Even when you don’t feel like it, you can choose to do it anyway. I once talked with a young mother who felt overwhelmed and was … Continue reading Love Is a Choice

Without Love, You’ve Wasted Your Time

By Rick Warren — February 16, 2020
Love is our greatest aim in life because we were put here on earth to learn to love God and others. The Bible makes it clear in the first few verses of 1 Corinthians 13 … Continue reading Without Love, You’ve Wasted Your Time