Daily Hope Devotional

There is a battle going on inside you between your old, sinful nature and your new nature that comes from Christ. If you want to win this battle, you’re going to have to change the … Continue reading How the Holy Spirit Frees Us from Uncontrolled Thoughts

It’s Time to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

By Rick Warren — May 11, 2017
Long before psychology came around, God said your thoughts determine your feelings and your feelings determine your actions. Our minds are really an amazing creation. It would take a computer the size of the Pentagon … Continue reading It’s Time to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

Five Steps for Handling Frustration

By Rick Warren — May 10, 2017
Here are five simple steps for dealing with frustrations in your life. Ask yourself, “Did I cause it?” The Bible says, “A man reaps what he sows” (Galatians 6:7b NIV). We are often frustrated by … Continue reading Five Steps for Handling Frustration
Discouragement will come; it always does. Maybe you feel discouraged because of a struggling relationship, stalled career, or failing health. When discouragement comes, you can rest assured in one thing: God chose you to be … Continue reading ‘Dear Friends, God the Father Chose You Long Ago’

Five Choices That Will Transform Your Life

By Rick Warren — May 8, 2017
We learned yesterday that, ultimately, your identity is based on your choices. Here are five winning choices you can make that will help determine your destiny: 1. I can choose to get healthier. Instead of … Continue reading Five Choices That Will Transform Your Life

Make Choices That Positively Affect Your Life

By Rick Warren — May 7, 2017
You are wonderfully complex, the Bible tells us in Psalm 139:14. To fulfill God’s purpose for you, you have to look at every dimension of your life and understand five factors that influence your identity. … Continue reading Make Choices That Positively Affect Your Life

Your Life Is Shaped by Your Thoughts

By Rick Warren — May 6, 2017
You cannot become all God created you to be until you understand the five factors that influence your identity. The first two are chemistry (how you are made) and connections (your relationships). You are a … Continue reading Your Life Is Shaped by Your Thoughts

Build Healthy Relationships with God’s Help

By Rick Warren — May 5, 2017
Yesterday we talked about the first of five factors that influence your identity. We have all been made wonderfully complex and full of flaws, and until we embrace who we are — including our flaws … Continue reading Build Healthy Relationships with God’s Help

Even Your Flaws Can Bring Glory to God

By Rick Warren — May 4, 2017
When people are hurting, they need simple truth, not simplistic truth. It’s not enough to tell someone to pray, read the Bible, or go to church. You have to help them know how to make … Continue reading Even Your Flaws Can Bring Glory to God

Faith, Not Feelings, Pleases God

By Rick Warren — May 3, 2017
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 Faith, Not Feelings, Pleases God