Daily Hope Devotional

Can God Love You More Than He Does Now?

By Rick Warren — March 3, 2017
Human love wears out — that’s why we have so many divorces. I know a lot of people who are not divorced, but they don’t love their spouses anymore. There’s a limit to human love. … Continue reading Can God Love You More Than He Does Now?

Life: a Lesson in Love

By Rick Warren — March 2, 2017
If you want your life to count, you have to focus it. You don’t have time for everything, and not everything is of equal value. Matthew 22:37-39 says, “‘Love the Lord your God with all … Continue reading Life: a Lesson in Love
Jesus reflected the father heart of God when he prayed for the disciples. As a father or mother, you can pray that your children will focus on the five purposes of God. God’s five purposes … Continue reading Five Ways to Pray God’s Purposes for Your Children

You Need Spiritual Food for Spiritual Strength

By Rick Warren — February 28, 2017
Just like you need physical food for physical strength, you need spiritual food for spiritual strength. The Bible describes itself as spiritual food — the water, milk, bread, and meat of our spiritual lives. It’s … Continue reading You Need Spiritual Food for Spiritual Strength

Build Your Life on a Solid Foundation: God’s Word

By Rick Warren — February 27, 2017
The foundation of a house tells you how big the house can get. You can’t put a big house on a small or faulty foundation. It’ll collapse every time. The same is true for our … Continue reading Build Your Life on a Solid Foundation: God’s Word
Have you ever heard someone say, “Well, that’s just your interpretation of the Bible”? It’s as if that little phrase disproves everything that’s been said. But it really doesn’t disprove anything. There are right ways … Continue reading Biblical Interpretation: God Doesn’t Leave You in the Dark

Three Questions to Ask of Any Bible Passage

By Rick Warren — February 25, 2017
If you aren’t experienced in applying God’s Word to your life, you might be frustrated. How do you do it? Today I want to give you three questions you can ask of any passage that … Continue reading Three Questions to Ask of Any Bible Passage

Applying God’s Word Is Vitally Important

By Rick Warren — February 24, 2017
Did you know studying the Bible can be dangerous? In fact, the results of Bible study could be disastrous. Sounds strange, I know. But God intended for us to apply the Bible to our lives, … Continue reading Applying God’s Word Is Vitally Important

What Does a Daily Quiet Time Look Like?

By Rick Warren — February 23, 2017
Having a quiet time is like many other activities you might do in life — in at least one respect. To be successful, it helps to have a plan. The Bible says, “The plans of … Continue reading What Does a Daily Quiet Time Look Like?
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