Daily Hope Devotional

Jesus Teaches How to Be Gentle

By Rick Warren — August 2, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
Learning to be gentle is so important for a follower of Christ. Gentleness defuses conflict. It disarms critics. It’s persuasive. It’s attractive. It communicates love. Most importantly, gentleness makes you more like Jesus. Matthew 11:28-29 … Continue reading Jesus Teaches How to Be Gentle

Gentleness Shows That You Love Jesus

By Rick Warren — August 1, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
Your gentleness is a witness to unbelievers. They’re watching you all the time to see if you are any different when you’re under stress. When you respond to pressure with gentleness, it’s an incredible testimony … Continue reading Gentleness Shows That You Love Jesus

Choose Gentleness, Not Defensiveness

By Rick Warren — July 31, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
Have you noticed that human beings have a tendency to mimic the emotions of people across from them? The reason we do this is because of mirror neurons in our brains. They allow us to … Continue reading Choose Gentleness, Not Defensiveness

To Be Happy, Be Humble

By Rick Warren — July 30, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
Happiness comes from harmony, and harmony comes from humility. Jesus is your ultimate example of humility. So if you want to be a happy, humble person, you have to learn to ask yourself: “What would … Continue reading To Be Happy, Be Humble

Praying for Others Leads to Recovery

By Rick Warren — July 29, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
One of the most powerful stories of prayer and recovery is found in the book of Job. Nobody had to recover more than Job. He was a man who loved and served God but lost … Continue reading Praying for Others Leads to Recovery

Jesus Prays for Your Recovery

By Rick Warren — July 28, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
No matter how badly you think you’ve messed up in life, recovery is possible with prayer. Not only that, but God can use your failures to help others. In the Bible, Peter is a perfect … Continue reading Jesus Prays for Your Recovery

Recover Your Vision with Prayer

By Rick Warren — July 27, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
How is your perspective these days? You may be living with a sense of contentment and gratitude. If that’s you—great! But if you’re stuck in a negative pattern of thinking and have lost your sense … Continue reading Recover Your Vision with Prayer

Prayer Recovers Emotional Health

By Rick Warren — July 26, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
Have you ever been paralyzed by emotions, such as grief, fear, guilt, or shame? I have. You may think you can’t do anything about your emotions—but that just isn’t true. When you’re paralyzed by your … Continue reading Prayer Recovers Emotional Health

God Isn’t in a Hurry

By Rick Warren — July 25, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
God isn’t in a hurry with your spiritual growth. You may think he’s in a hurry, but he’s not. He’s using your current circumstances to develop your character and make you stronger. He’s patient. Most … Continue reading God Isn’t in a Hurry

There’s No Recovery Without Prayer

By Rick Warren — July 24, 2021
from Life's Healing Choices
What happens when you add prayer to your recovery process? You begin to heal from your hurts, habits, and hang-ups. But many people try to recover from problems on their own—without turning to God in … Continue reading There’s No Recovery Without Prayer