Daily Hope Devotionals - 1 John 3

The Best Expression of Love Is Time

It’s easy to go through life stressed and overloaded. But getting your relationships right is one significant way to reduce the stress you feel. Yesterday we looked at one truth about life and relationships: The … Continue reading The Best Expression of Love Is Time

The Battle Against Evil Is Already Won

When you’re faced with evil, don’t return it. Overcome it. This is opposite of human nature and what the world condones. When somebody hurts you, you want to hurt them back, right? When somebody hits … Continue reading The Battle Against Evil Is Already Won

The Adjustments That Make Marriage Work

Every marriage—and, really, every relationship—offers many opportunities for adjustments. Your life together will change. Your kids will grow up. You’ll change jobs. You’ll move. You’ll get sick. Life will force you to make adjustments. And … Continue reading The Adjustments That Make Marriage Work

Spiritual Growth Is a Lifelong Journey

Becoming like Christ is a long, slow process of growth. Spiritual maturity is neither instant nor automatic. It’s gradual and progressive. Paul said, “This will continue until we are . . . mature, just as … Continue reading Spiritual Growth Is a Lifelong Journey

Love Drives Out Fear

Jesus defeated death, and that means he also defeated Satan. In fact, that’s why he came to Earth. The Bible says, “The Son of God entered the scene to abolish the Devil’s ways” (1 John … Continue reading Love Drives Out Fear

Five Ways to Relax in God’s Grace

How do you learn to “R.E.L.A.X.” in the liberating grace of God? R—Realize nobody’s perfect. Psalm 119:96 is a verse directed toward God, and it declares, “Nothing is perfect except your words” (TLB). What society … Continue reading Five Ways to Relax in God’s Grace

Give the Gift of Your Time This Christmas

This Christmas give the gift of your time. Time is your most precious commodity because your time is your life. You only have a certain amount of it. God has already decided the number of … Continue reading Give the Gift of Your Time This Christmas

Even a Barbeque Can Build a Bridge of Love

God has given you unique talents, gifts, abilities, and skills. But those things weren’t given for your benefit. They were given to you for the benefit of others. And, despite the need to stay closer … Continue reading Even a Barbeque Can Build a Bridge of Love

Real Faith is More Than What You Feel

Right now it’s estimated that over 40 million people in the United States are unemployed. Some of them need food. Some of them are wondering how they’ll pay their rent or mortgage. And they need … Continue reading Real Faith is More Than What You Feel

Obedience Is the Key That Unlocks God’s Promises

Have you ever thought about the link between faith and obedience? When you trust someone, you do what they say. If you don’t do what someone tells you to do, it means you don’t trust … Continue reading Obedience Is the Key That Unlocks God’s Promises