Daily Hope Devotional

God Never Plays Favorites

By Rick Warren — October 3, 2018
God doesn’t play favorites—regardless of your background, your status, or your sin. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a religious person or a formerly religious person or if you have any religious background at all. Romans … Continue reading God Never Plays Favorites

Salvation Is a Gift; You Don’t Work for a Gift

By Rick Warren — October 2, 2018
If you were to ask a hundred people on the sidewalk, “How do you get to heaven?” you’d get a lot of different answers that could be summarized by the idea that you have to … Continue reading Salvation Is a Gift; You Don’t Work for a Gift

Why God Wants You to Get in Shape

By Rick Warren — October 1, 2018
Have you ever heard the word sanctification? It’s really just a big theological word that means to dedicate something for God’s purpose. You can sanctify anything. You can say, “God, I sanctify this car. I … Continue reading Why God Wants You to Get in Shape

Stay Focused on God’s Plan for Your Life

By Rick Warren — September 30, 2018
I have met thousands of people who’ve told me they want to be used by God but who will never be used by God. Why? They’re too busy. They’ve got their own agenda going. They’ve … Continue reading Stay Focused on God’s Plan for Your Life

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Used By God

By Rick Warren — September 29, 2018
If you want to be used by God, purify your heart. You don’t have to be a perfect person, but you do have to have a pure heart. The Bible says in 2 Timothy 2:21, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Used By God

God Remains Patient with Our World

By Rick Warren — September 28, 2018
History is moving toward a climax. Why doesn’t God just shut the earth down now? Because he wants to demonstrate his grace. The Bible says in 2 Peter 3:9, “The Lord isn’t really being slow … Continue reading God Remains Patient with Our World

Use Your Money to Invest in Character, not Comfort

By Rick Warren — September 27, 2018
God wants you to grow up spiritually and become more like Jesus Christ. How do you do that? By taking some of your money and investing it in yourself and your personal growth. The Bible … Continue reading Use Your Money to Invest in Character, not Comfort

Use Your Resources to Encourage God’s Family

By Rick Warren — September 26, 2018
God wants you to invest in other people in God’s family. This is what I call the “Mutual Fund.” The Bible says in Romans 12:10, “Love one another with mutual affection” (NRSV). How do you … Continue reading Use Your Resources to Encourage God’s Family

What Kind of Giving Is Worship?

By Rick Warren — September 25, 2018
When I was a little kid I used to buy or make all these little cheesy gifts for my parents. When I look back, the gifts were really lame. But every time I gave my … Continue reading What Kind of Giving Is Worship?

Serve God by Serving Others

By Rick Warren — September 24, 2018
God did not put you on Earth just to live for yourself. He wants you to make the world a better place! Every time I hear somebody say, “I live for the weekends,” I want … Continue reading Serve God by Serving Others