Daily Hope Devotionals - Adversity

Lean on God’s Promises When Troubles Hit

When we experience a setback, we tend to focus on things that can easily fall apart. We look at our bank accounts. We keep our eyes on the people around us. We put our attention … Continue reading Lean on God’s Promises When Troubles Hit

God’s Presence: Your Anchor Through Any Storm

No one gets through life without setbacks. All of us will face storms from time to time. The real issue is how we respond. When you experience a setback, what happens next? Do setbacks dominate … Continue reading God’s Presence: Your Anchor Through Any Storm

Setbacks Can’t Derail God’s Purpose

Sometimes a setback is rooted in your own actions or choices. You made a mistake. You did something that hurt another person. You disobeyed God. And now you’re facing a storm as a result. But … Continue reading Setbacks Can’t Derail God’s Purpose

The Key to Lasting Love

Lasting love is persistent. It is determined. It is diligent. It is resolute. It endures the worst and doesn’t give up on a relationship. It’s stubborn! The purpose of a relationship is not just to … Continue reading The Key to Lasting Love

Community Is God’s Answer to Defeat

Each one of us needs other people to watch out for us—to defend us, protect us, and help us stay on track. In the book of Philippians, the apostle Paul tells us that we should … Continue reading Community Is God’s Answer to Defeat

Do You Have a Safety Net?

As a pastor, I have seen so many situations that nobody should ever have to go through alone. Nobody should ever have to wait in the hospital while a loved one is in life-or-death surgery. … Continue reading Do You Have a Safety Net?

Life Is Not Fair. God Is Still Good.

Life is full of heartache. We suffer, feel lonely and discouraged, and face criticism. And sometimes that can feel unfair—but it’s not! Ask yourself this: Did Jesus suffer? Was he sometimes lonely? Was he tempted … Continue reading Life Is Not Fair. God Is Still Good.

How to Turn Suffering Into Service

Everyone is going to face problems and difficulties in life. God will give you all the grace you need to endure those hard times. But he also wants you to be willing to use your … Continue reading How to Turn Suffering Into Service

The Right Question to Ask When You’re in Pain

When life becomes really hard, most people will eventually ask, “Why is this happening to me?” But that’s the wrong question to ask when things get dark. Instead, try asking, “God, what’s your purpose in … Continue reading The Right Question to Ask When You’re in Pain

In Tough Times, Cling to Christ

When life feels overwhelming or chaotic, it can be hard to know what to hold on to. But there’s one thing that never changes and is always trustworthy: God’s unchanging character. No matter what is … Continue reading In Tough Times, Cling to Christ