Daily Hope Devotional
If we prayed as much as we worried, we’d have a whole lot less to worry about. In fact, God doesn’t just want you to stop worrying. He wants you spend time praying, too. It’s … Continue reading What If We Prayed as Much as We Worried?
You may think that you’re stressed out because you have too much work to do. You may think your boss is unreasonable. You may be right. But that’s not why you’re stressed. Work doesn’t stress … Continue reading Why Stressed? Over-worked or Over-worried?
Americans are more stressed than ever. A 2017 American Psychological Association “Stress in America Survey” showed that those polled were more stressed about the country’s future than at any time in the survey’s 10-year history. … Continue reading God’s Guarantee to Be Stress-Free
You can’t reduce stress in your life unless you change how you think. Our stress doesn’t come from the outside but from the inside. Your mind is a special gift from God. It’s capable of … Continue reading Change Your Thinking to Reduce Stress
Gratitude is the world’s healthiest human emotion. It actually increases your immunity to sickness. Plus, ungrateful people tend to be unhappy people. Nothing ever satisfies them. They never have enough. They are “when-and-then” people who … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Will Lower Your Stress
Worry won’t do you any good. But don’t just eliminate it from your life. God always replaces a negative with a positive. God always has something better for you. In the case of worry, replace … Continue reading Instead of Worrying, Start Praying
Worry will kill your joy and cause you stress. We tend to expect the worst in life. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression … Continue reading Worry Doesn’t Help, So Why Waste Your Time?
When we think about Jesus, we tend to think about the miracles. We think about him teaching thousands. We think about him dying for our sins—and rising from the dead on the first Easter morning. … Continue reading Managing Stress Like Jesus: Take Time to Recharge
Did you know Jesus had a small group? Read the Gospels, and you’ll realize Jesus did just about everything with his small group—those he called to be his closest disciples. It reveals one of the … Continue reading Managing Stress Like Jesus: Join a Small Group
Over the last few devotionals, I’ve shared with you four of the stress management principles from the life of Jesus: Identification: Know who you are Motivation: Know whose approval you are living for Vocation: Know … Continue reading Managing Stress Like Jesus: Listen to God