Daily Hope Devotional

The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:10, “God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another” (NLT). When you use your abilities … Continue reading If You Don’t Use the Talents God Gave You, Other People Get Cheated
Did you know that every time you show love, it gives glory to God? Because God is love, and glory is revealing what God is really like. In a sense, God says, “I am loving. … Continue reading You Can Accept People Without Approving of Everything They Do

Learn to Be a Better Listener

By Rick Warren — October 29, 2018
If you want your prayers to be effective, you need to learn to be a good listener. Why? Because prayer is a conversation. While you may not hear God’s voice when you pray, he has … Continue reading Learn to Be a Better Listener

Power in Prayer Starts with Believing God’s Goodness

By Rick Warren — October 28, 2018
God wants to show you his goodness—and not just while you’re here on Earth. God wants to show you his goodness forever and ever and ever, for all of eternity. Because God is always good, … Continue reading Power in Prayer Starts with Believing God’s Goodness

How to Trust God’s Timing in Your Pain

By Rick Warren — October 27, 2018
It is not God’s job to make every moment of your life easy. If he did, you would never grow up! You’d be immature, spoiled, and incredibly self-centered. That is not what God wants for … Continue reading How to Trust God’s Timing in Your Pain

Four Ways God Answers Your Prayers

By Rick Warren — October 26, 2018
God always answers every single prayer—just not always the way you want—and he does it in one of four ways. When the request is not right, God says, “No.” Just like parents say “no” to … Continue reading Four Ways God Answers Your Prayers

God Knows Our Weaknesses and Still Loves Us

By Rick Warren — October 25, 2018
Years ago, there was a book called Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? Well, here’s the answer: If I tell you what I’m really like and you don’t like it, I’m … Continue reading God Knows Our Weaknesses and Still Loves Us

God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself.

By Rick Warren — October 24, 2018
God always gives us what we need, not what we deserve. Psalm 103:10, 12 says, “He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve . … Continue reading God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself.

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials

By Rick Warren — October 23, 2018
Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose brothers sold him into slavery but who ended up becoming second-in-command in Egypt. Years after their betrayal, Joseph confronted his brothers and said, “You intended to … Continue reading Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials

God Is Working All Things for Your Good

By Rick Warren — October 22, 2018
God is a good God, and he has good plans for your life. Other people have bad plans for your life, and you may make some bad plans yourself, but God only has good plans … Continue reading God Is Working All Things for Your Good