Daily Hope Devotionals - 2 Corinthians 5

Don’t Waste Your One Chance at Heaven

A few days ago, we talked about four eternal realities that I want you to understand so that you appreciate why you need to choose heaven. But there’s one more eternal reality you need to … Continue reading Don’t Waste Your One Chance at Heaven

How Do You Forgive?

In 1956, five American missionaries headed to the rainforest of the eastern Amazon in Ecuador to make a second visit to the isolated Huaorani tribe. The people had a culture of killing, and anthropological studies … Continue reading How Do You Forgive?

Your Destiny: Five Winning Choices

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. You can choose to get healthier. Instead of … Continue reading Your Destiny: Five Winning Choices

Resurrection Truths That Shatter Fear

The Bible is full of commands. But do you know which one is the most common? Don’t be afraid. You’ll find it 365 times in Scripture—including several times in the Easter story. “Don’t be afraid” … Continue reading Resurrection Truths That Shatter Fear

What It Means to Be Saved

Because of God’s great mercy, Jesus came “to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10 NIV). He showed you how much you matter to him by sending his Son to die on the cross … Continue reading What It Means to Be Saved

Why Share the Hope of Jesus?

God has called you to be a witness for him in the world. He expects you to tell others about the hope you have in Jesus. But many people are what I call “arctic river … Continue reading Why Share the Hope of Jesus?

The Benefits of Belonging to a Church Family, Part 1

The better connected you are to a church family, the more you will experience everything the church has to offer. What does the church have to offer? You get five benefits when you belong to … Continue reading The Benefits of Belonging to a Church Family, Part 1

Worship is the Antidote for Worry

God made you for five purposes: worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, and evangelism. But you can’t fulfill those purposes on your own. Life is not a solo act. You were created for community. The only way … Continue reading Worship is the Antidote for Worry

Because of Jesus, God Accepts You

Would you be surprised to know most people do not accept themselves? I’ve been a pastor now for over 40 years. I’ve talked to tens of thousands of people, and I’ve found that most people … Continue reading Because of Jesus, God Accepts You

How Do You Forgive?

In January 1956, five American missionaries headed to the rainforest of the eastern Amazon in Ecuador. They were making a second visit to the Huaorani tribe, which anthropologists said was the most vicious, violent society … Continue reading How Do You Forgive?