Daily Hope Devotional

How to Pray Effectively

By Rick Warren — February 12, 2019
Here are four secrets to answered prayer based on the life of Nehemiah: Base your request on God’s character. Pray like you know God will answer you: “I’m expecting you to answer this prayer because … Continue reading How to Pray Effectively

God Is Always Present, Regardless of How You Feel

By Rick Warren — February 11, 2019
When you are a baby Christian, God gives you a lot of confirming emotions and often answers the most immature, self-centered prayers so you’ll know he exists. But as you grow in faith, he will … Continue reading God Is Always Present, Regardless of How You Feel

Why Should We Care about Being Right with God?

By Rick Warren — February 10, 2019
Righteousness is a big word in the Bible. It’s used hundreds of times. The Bible says that God loves righteousness and that God is righteous. It says that one day God is going to judge … Continue reading Why Should We Care about Being Right with God?

Do Good to Those Who Oppose You

By Rick Warren — February 9, 2019
When you’re persecuted, harassed, or facing opposition, you need to respond with a blessing. Jesus says in Luke 6:27-29, “Love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray … Continue reading Do Good to Those Who Oppose You

Who’s the Real Source of Opposition?

By Rick Warren — February 8, 2019
When you face opposition because of your faith, you need to recognize its source. It’s not other people. It’s not your coworkers. It’s not a political party. It’s not some other nation or religion. It’s … Continue reading Who’s the Real Source of Opposition?

Never Be Embarrassed for Standing for the Truth

By Rick Warren — February 7, 2019
You should never be embarrassed for standing for the truth and doing what’s right. The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:16, “It is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the … Continue reading Never Be Embarrassed for Standing for the Truth

How God Uses Grief to Help Us Grow

By Rick Warren — February 6, 2019
Grief, loss, and pain are an inevitable part of life. But did you know that God uses these things to help us grow? He does it in three ways. First, God uses pain to get … Continue reading How God Uses Grief to Help Us Grow

Six Ways God Blesses a Broken Heart

By Rick Warren — February 5, 2019
Every one of us will experience loss. So how does God heal your broken heart? You don’t get over a loss. You can’t go under it; you can’t go around it. You’ve got to go … Continue reading Six Ways God Blesses a Broken Heart

Seven Ways to Be Merciful

By Rick Warren — February 4, 2019
In yesterday’s devotional, we talked about seven facets of mercy. Today, I want you to consider some personal application questions for each of the aspects. I challenge you to commit an act of premeditated mercy … Continue reading Seven Ways to Be Merciful

Seven Characteristics of Mercy

By Rick Warren — February 3, 2019
Mercy is like a diamond; it is multi-faceted. Today we’re going to look at seven facets of mercy, because I guarantee that learning how to be an agent of mercy will transform your relationships. Mercy … Continue reading Seven Characteristics of Mercy