Daily Hope Devotional

Paying Attention Fans the Flame of Romance

By Rick Warren — June 8, 2021
Good marriages don’t just happen. Marriages are what you make them. If you put in the effort, you can learn the skills and wisdom to build a great relationship, regardless of what your marriage has … Continue reading Paying Attention Fans the Flame of Romance

Spiritual Growth Is a Lifelong Journey

By Rick Warren — June 7, 2021
Becoming like Christ is a long, slow process of growth. Spiritual maturity is neither instant nor automatic. It’s gradual and progressive. Paul said, “This will continue until we are . . . mature, just as … Continue reading Spiritual Growth Is a Lifelong Journey

To Grow Spiritually, You Need Other People

By Rick Warren — June 6, 2021
As I mentioned yesterday, your character is essentially the sum of your habits; it’s how you habitually act. The Bible says, “Put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and … Continue reading To Grow Spiritually, You Need Other People

Obedience Unlocks God’s Power

By Rick Warren — June 5, 2021
Over and over again, the Bible illustrates this important truth: The Holy Spirit releases his power the moment you take a step of faith. When Joshua faced a seemingly impassible barrier, the floodwaters of the … Continue reading Obedience Unlocks God’s Power

Insecure? Remember Whose You Are

By Rick Warren — June 4, 2021
When Jesus said, “I am the light of the world”, he was defining himself. He was saying, “I know who I am.” At least 18 times in the Bible, Jesus said, “I am”—and then gave … Continue reading Insecure? Remember Whose You Are

Every Christian Is a Minister

By Rick Warren — June 3, 2021
God says you are a priest. Depending on your background, that may be scary, confusing, or exciting to you. In the Bible, Peter says, “You come to him as living stones, a spiritual house that … Continue reading Every Christian Is a Minister

How the Cross Proves Your Value

By Rick Warren — June 2, 2021
God says that you’re accepted—and that you’re valuable! How much do you think you’re worth? I’m not talking about your net worth; I’m talking about your self-worth. Don’t ever confuse your tangible valuables with your … Continue reading How the Cross Proves Your Value

You Don’t Have to Earn God’s Acceptance

By Rick Warren — June 1, 2021
Many of us spend our entire lives trying to earn acceptance. We want to earn it from our parents, peers, and partners—people we respect, and even people we envy. The desire to be accepted drives … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Earn God’s Acceptance

Embrace Your New Identity

By Rick Warren — May 31, 2021
You don’t have to stay the same! In fact, when you become a follower of Jesus, you can’t stay the same. God gives you a new identity. The book of Genesis paints a clear picture … Continue reading Embrace Your New Identity

Learning to Love Difficult People

By Rick Warren — May 30, 2021
One of the most important skills you can develop as you walk with Christ is to love difficult people. Here are four loving responses Jesus modeled when he encountered difficult people: Realize you can’t please … Continue reading Learning to Love Difficult People