Daily Hope Devotionals - 2 Corinthians 1

The Purpose of Your Pain

God expects you to use your pain to help others. Whatever mistake, failure, trouble, trial, or bad decision you’ve experienced, God says, “I’ll still use it for good in your life. And I expect you … Continue reading The Purpose of Your Pain

How to Speak the Truth Plainly

When James tells us not to swear, he’s not talking about profanity. He’s talking about making an oath by referring to something else, as if you don’t have enough integrity in yourself to keep your … Continue reading How to Speak the Truth Plainly

Great Leaders Show Vulnerability

Paul, who wrote about half of the New Testament, was one of the greatest leaders who ever lived. He is also a great example of vulnerability. In one of his letters, Paul said, “We have … Continue reading Great Leaders Show Vulnerability

God Can Use Your Weaknesses for Good

God can use all things for good—even your weaknesses. Here are four ways he uses your weaknesses for good. Your weaknesses prevent arrogance. When you realize you’re not perfect—that you don’t have it all together—you … Continue reading God Can Use Your Weaknesses for Good

How Does God’s Grace Get You Through?

You’ll face many pitfalls in the marathon of life. But regardless of what you go through, you can count on God’s sustaining grace. The Bible says in 1 Peter 5:12, “My purpose in writing is … Continue reading How Does God’s Grace Get You Through?

The Best Use of Your Deepest Pain

When you’re going through pain, you can choose to focus on yourself or on other people. When you choose to focus on serving other hurting people, that’s called redemptive suffering. It is the highest and … Continue reading The Best Use of Your Deepest Pain

Let Your Pain Draw You Nearer to God

When anything painful happens to you, you’ve got a choice: You can run to God, or you can run from God. If you’re running away from God, what are you running to? Who could help … Continue reading Let Your Pain Draw You Nearer to God

Why You Need to Share Your Grief with Others

During the coronavirus crisis, your emotional health needs to be an important priority. Feelings are neither good nor bad—they’re just emotions but they need to be expressed appropriately to God and to a trusted friend. The … Continue reading Why You Need to Share Your Grief with Others

Rely on God’s Power, Not Your Own

The worst times of life exhaust and drain you. When the roof of your life is falling in, you might look up in despair and say, “What now? What next? I can’t handle one more … Continue reading Rely on God’s Power, Not Your Own

How to Replace Your Fear with Trust

God is watching over you, so don’t listen to your fears. This is a choice. Trust God, and don’t give in to your fears. God’s promise to believers is that, no matter what happens to … Continue reading How to Replace Your Fear with Trust