Daily Hope Devotional

How Do I Know I’m Saved?

By Rick Warren — March 7, 2017
In Luke 23:42, one of the criminals hanging next to Jesus on the cross prayed, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” (NIV). Notice that he didn’t ask Jesus to stop his pain, … Continue reading How Do I Know I’m Saved?
When you confess your sin to God, he does not rub it in. He wipes it out! But, there’s a right way and a wrong way to ask for forgiveness. Let me tell you the … Continue reading Forgiveness: There’s a Right Way and a Wrong Way to Ask

When We Confess, We Begin to Heal

By Rick Warren — March 5, 2017
The first step in forgiveness is admitting your guilt. Then, you have to accept responsibility for your sin. What’s the best way to ensure that you are really accepting responsibility for your sin? You’re not … Continue reading When We Confess, We Begin to Heal

Time to Tell Yourself the Truth

By Rick Warren — March 4, 2017
The best way to get off a guilt trip is to first admit your guilt. Don’t bury it, don’t deny it, and don’t ignore it. Just own up to it! Even when we know this … Continue reading Time to Tell Yourself the Truth

Can God Love You More Than He Does Now?

By Rick Warren — March 3, 2017
Human love wears out — that’s why we have so many divorces. I know a lot of people who are not divorced, but they don’t love their spouses anymore. There’s a limit to human love. … Continue reading Can God Love You More Than He Does Now?

Life: a Lesson in Love

By Rick Warren — March 2, 2017
If you want your life to count, you have to focus it. You don’t have time for everything, and not everything is of equal value. Matthew 22:37-39 says, “‘Love the Lord your God with all … Continue reading Life: a Lesson in Love
Jesus reflected the father heart of God when he prayed for the disciples. As a father or mother, you can pray that your children will focus on the five purposes of God. God’s five purposes … Continue reading Five Ways to Pray God’s Purposes for Your Children

You Need Spiritual Food for Spiritual Strength

By Rick Warren — February 28, 2017
Just like you need physical food for physical strength, you need spiritual food for spiritual strength. The Bible describes itself as spiritual food — the water, milk, bread, and meat of our spiritual lives. It’s … Continue reading You Need Spiritual Food for Spiritual Strength

Build Your Life on a Solid Foundation: God’s Word

By Rick Warren — February 27, 2017
The foundation of a house tells you how big the house can get. You can’t put a big house on a small or faulty foundation. It’ll collapse every time. The same is true for our … Continue reading Build Your Life on a Solid Foundation: God’s Word
Have you ever heard someone say, “Well, that’s just your interpretation of the Bible”? It’s as if that little phrase disproves everything that’s been said. But it really doesn’t disprove anything. There are right ways … Continue reading Biblical Interpretation: God Doesn’t Leave You in the Dark