Daily Hope Devotional

Open Your Eyes to God’s Vision

By Rick Warren — September 28, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
The Bible is filled with countless examples of people getting God’s vision, including Isaiah, Jeremiah, Miriam, Esther, Daniel, Jonah, Ruth, Micah, and Mary. Seeing God’s vision for your life is a wonderful thing! God often … Continue reading Open Your Eyes to God’s Vision

Make Time to Be Quiet

By Rick Warren — September 27, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
God isn’t going to speak to you if your life is filled with noise. You’ve got to get alone, and you’ve got to get quiet. We call this a quiet time with God. Jesus says … Continue reading Make Time to Be Quiet

You Have to Want to Hear from God

By Rick Warren — September 26, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
You’re not going to hear God unless you really, really want to. God doesn’t tell his dream for your life if you want to debate it. God doesn’t tell his vision for your life if … Continue reading You Have to Want to Hear from God

Obedience Leads to Peace

By Rick Warren — September 25, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
If you feel overwhelmed or confused about a decision that you’re trying to make, you’re probably caught up in yourself and not listening for God’s voice. The Bible says, “God is not a God of … Continue reading Obedience Leads to Peace

How to Recognize God’s Voice

By Rick Warren — September 24, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
Sometimes it’s hard to recognize God’s voice. When an idea comes into your mind, you wonder if it’s an instruction from God, a deception from Satan, or just something you want to do. But it’s … Continue reading How to Recognize God’s Voice

Before God Speaks, Decide to Say “Yes”

By Rick Warren — September 23, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
God speaks to people who decide they’re going to do what he tells them to do, even before he tells them. This kind of person says things like, “God, if you want me to move, … Continue reading Before God Speaks, Decide to Say “Yes”
You can’t hear God if your mind is crowded with other thoughts or concerns—particularly worries, plans, and activities. If you’re always listening to the radio or watching tv, it’s difficult to hear God when he … Continue reading Three Things That Keep You from Hearing God

How Do You Develop Spiritual Roots?

By Rick Warren — September 21, 2021
from Hearing the Voice of God
During the springtime, all the grass in Southern California turns green, the wildflowers and poppies bloom, and it’s beautiful. But the moment the rains stop, the hills turn brown again. Why? Because the grass has … Continue reading How Do You Develop Spiritual Roots?
What do God’s voice and cell phones have in common? For both, you have to be positioned correctly to hear them clearly! Reception quality with your cell phone varies widely. In a big, sturdy building, … Continue reading Three Barriers to Hearing God’s Voice
There is no such thing as unanswered prayer. God may not always answer the way you like, but he always answers prayer in one of four ways: When your request is not right, God says, … Continue reading Four Ways God Answers Persistent Prayer