Daily Hope Devotional

How to Pray in Five Dimensions

By Rick Warren — August 14, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
Since God is multidimensional, you don’t want to make your prayers one-dimensional. There are actually five dimensions of your life that you can pray about. When you pray, look backward to the cross. It’s good … Continue reading How to Pray in Five Dimensions

You Can Talk to God About Anything

By Rick Warren — August 13, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
You are never, ever alone because God is in every dimension at the same time. God is in the past, he’s in the present, he’s in the future. He’s in heaven, and he’s on Earth. … Continue reading You Can Talk to God About Anything

To Pray Effectively, Get to Know God

By Rick Warren — August 12, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
The fruitfulness of your prayers doesn’t depend on how much you know about prayer but on how much you know about God. The more you understand God, the more effective your prayers are going to … Continue reading To Pray Effectively, Get to Know God

God Is Good, Even When You’re in Pain

By Rick Warren — August 11, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
There probably have been many times that you’ve prayed for something, and God didn’t answer the way you wanted, or you feel like he didn’t answer at all. Does that mean prayer doesn’t work? No—because … Continue reading God Is Good, Even When You’re in Pain

The Cross Makes Prayer Possible

By Rick Warren — August 10, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
Because God is always good, he puts your good even above his own. This is the Good News—that the King sacrifices himself for his people. In fairy tales, everybody dies for the king and protects … Continue reading The Cross Makes Prayer Possible

God Forgives Because He’s Good

By Rick Warren — August 9, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
God always gives you what you need, not what you deserve. “He does not punish us as we deserve or repay us according to our sins and wrongs. As far as the east is from … Continue reading God Forgives Because He’s Good

Don’t Leave God Waiting

By Rick Warren — August 8, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
God longs to be close to you. If you’re away from somebody that you love for a long time, you can’t wait to talk to them. If you have not been close to God, he … Continue reading Don’t Leave God Waiting

Keep Your Prayers Simple

By Rick Warren — August 7, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
Longer is not stronger when it comes to prayer. God is much more interested in humble and authentic prayers than a long-winded sermon in prayer. Just get to the point! Jesus had a lot to … Continue reading Keep Your Prayers Simple

Talk to God About Your Interests

By Rick Warren — August 6, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
God loves for you to talk to him about anything. Whatever you’re interested in, God is interested in it too. He wants you to talk to him about your interests for three reasons. God loves … Continue reading Talk to God About Your Interests

To Grow Spiritually, You Need Other People

By Rick Warren — August 5, 2021
from 40 Days of Prayer
You cannot grow to spiritual maturity by yourself. You can try it, but you’re going to be lonely, weak, and spiritually stunted. The more you involve other people in your life who are strong in … Continue reading To Grow Spiritually, You Need Other People