Daily Hope Devotional

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

There’s Only One Way to Get Rid of Guilt

By Rick Warren — March 12, 2019
Every one of us has a good reason to feel guilt. No one does everything right! We hurt other people. We act selfishly. Often the most unkind things we say are to the people we … Continue reading There’s Only One Way to Get Rid of Guilt

God Wants to Make the Bitter in Your Life Better

By Rick Warren — March 11, 2019
We’re all broken people. We’re all imperfect. Sometimes we hurt each other intentionally or unintentionally. Life isn’t fair. Innocent people suffer. Everyone has experienced unfair or prejudicial treatment in some way. How do you respond … Continue reading God Wants to Make the Bitter in Your Life Better

Exchange Your Restlessness for God’s Peace

By Rick Warren — March 10, 2019
Did you know that sheep don’t like to lie down? They don’t. And we’re just like them! However, if you don’t slow down, God will make you lie down. God’s way—taking time to rest—is not … Continue reading Exchange Your Restlessness for God’s Peace

Work Six Days, and Then Rest

By Rick Warren — March 9, 2019
Rest and recreation are so important that God put it in the “Big 10”—right up there with not committing adultery, not murdering, and not stealing. You’d say, “Well, I’d never murder anybody. I’d never commit … Continue reading Work Six Days, and Then Rest