Daily Hope Devotional

God Is a Capable Father

By Rick Warren — July 18, 2024
from How God Meets Your Deepest Needs
God can handle any situation you give him. No problem is too tough for him. Nothing is beyond his ability. But the first thing you’ve got to do is bring it to him. What decision … Continue reading God Is a Capable Father
When you focus on your problems instead of trusting God, you’re going to end up exhausted and defeated—because God didn’t design you to fight your battles alone. You don’t have the power you need to … Continue reading When You’re Overwhelmed, Stand Strong
When you feel overwhelmed, it’s important to go to God in prayer and confess your inability and inadequacy. If you’re afraid, you need to be honest and tell God exactly how you feel. In 2 … Continue reading God’s on Your Side—the Winning Side
Life includes times when you feel like you’re in an impossible situation, when you feel like you’re being attacked from all sides. That’s what happened to Israel’s King Jehoshaphat, who prayed to God when he … Continue reading When You Pray for Relief, Worship First

Pray First, Pray More

By Rick Warren — July 14, 2024
from How God Meets Your Deepest Needs
Sometimes it seems the odds are against you. I once read the story of a man named Brian who had a day like that. First, his apartment flooded from a broken pipe. When he went … Continue reading Pray First, Pray More

Trials Test Your Faith

By Rick Warren — July 13, 2024
from How God Meets Your Deepest Needs
God has promised to “meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19 NIV). But with every promise there is a condition. God wants you to learn to … Continue reading Trials Test Your Faith

Your Faith Is Being Tested

By Rick Warren — July 12, 2024
from How God Meets Your Deepest Needs
The Bible repeatedly says that God has promised to meet your needs: “And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19 NIV). But the … Continue reading Your Faith Is Being Tested
Worrying about what cannot be changed won’t give you peace. Becoming resentful or bitter about what cannot be changed will not give you peace. Feeling guilty about things that cannot be changed will not give … Continue reading Accept What Cannot Be Changed
God has promised to give you peace of mind. In fact, one of God’s names is Jehovah Shalom, which means, “I am the God of peace.” Finding peace is one of our deepest needs. God … Continue reading How Do You Get God’s Peace?
Joy is an easy thing to lose, but it’s also an easy thing to get back. Have you lost your joy? First, you need to admit to yourself that you’ve lost it. And then you … Continue reading Obedience Is the Secret to Joy