Daily Hope Devotional

Nothing becomes dynamic until it becomes specific. That’s why when you read God’s Word, you try to move it to what you need to do now — your application. A great habit to get into … Continue reading Making Biblical Application Personal, Practical, Possible, Provable

Probe the Bible with These Questions

By Rick Warren — February 21, 2017
Christian meditation means thinking about Scripture. You meditate on Scripture in the same way a cow chews her cud: by chewing on it and chewing on it and chewing on it. The “probe-it” method of … Continue reading Probe the Bible with These Questions

Steps to Effective Bible Study (Part 2)

By Rick Warren — February 20, 2017
God wants us to apply his Word and let it change our lives, but it starts with studying God’s Word. How do you do it? Yesterday I gave you two general principles for Bible study … Continue reading Steps to Effective Bible Study (Part 2)

Steps to Effective Bible Study (Part 1)

By Rick Warren — February 19, 2017
Studying God’s Word will change your life if you put what you learn in practice — but it all starts with your willingness to study his Word. The Bible says, “Open my eyes, that I … Continue reading Steps to Effective Bible Study (Part 1)

A Powerful Key to Prayer

By Rick Warren — December 5, 2016
If you look at the Lord’s Prayer, you’ll see that it reflects praying together: “Our Father … give us today our daily bread … forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors … Continue reading A Powerful Key to Prayer

Four Steps to Stop Worry

By Rick Warren — December 4, 2016
It takes more than willpower to stop worrying. You already know that, because you’ve already tried it. You’ve thought, “I shouldn’t worry about this,” and yet you just keep on worrying about it. It’s going … Continue reading Four Steps to Stop Worry

Start Unlocking Scripture with This Study Method

By Rick Warren — February 18, 2017
Studying the Bible in a way that changes your life doesn’t take a bunch of expensive tools. You don’t need commentaries or Bible study software. In fact, if you were stuck on a desert island … Continue reading Start Unlocking Scripture with This Study Method

Four Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Worry

By Rick Warren — December 3, 2016
Worry is essentially a control issue. It’s trying to control the uncontrollable. We can’t control the economy, so we worry about the economy. We can’t control our children, so we worry about our children. We … Continue reading Four Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Worry

Why Keep Praying When There Is No Answer?

By Rick Warren — December 2, 2016
Why should you be persistent in your prayers, even when you don’t get an answer? There are four reasons. Persistent prayer focuses your attention. When you pray a prayer request over and over, it’s not … Continue reading Why Keep Praying When There Is No Answer?

Biblical Meditation Helps You Digest God’s Word

By Rick Warren — February 17, 2017
I can remember hearing great sermons and in-depth Bible teaching and wondering how the teacher found all those great nuggets of truth in God’s Word. That’s why I wrote my first book 35 years ago: … Continue reading Biblical Meditation Helps You Digest God’s Word