Daily Hope Devotionals - Building a Better Future

You Need God’s Promises, Not Explanations

In the Bible, God made more than 7,000 promises to you—but he has not guaranteed that he’ll fulfill every one of them instantly. As a follower of Christ, you can expect that God sometimes will … Continue reading You Need God’s Promises, Not Explanations

Faith Means Following, Without Knowing Where

Sometimes, when God wants to grow your faith, he gives you the “Where Test.” If you’re asking, “Where, Lord?” and feel like God isn’t answering, you’re probably in the middle of a Where Test. God … Continue reading Faith Means Following, Without Knowing Where

God’s Promise to the Generous and Humble

What does God promise to those who do everything in life with humility and generosity? They will be respected. The Bible says, “Happy is the person who honors the Lord . . . He gives generously … Continue reading God’s Promise to the Generous and Humble

Do You Show Empathy?

There are many ways to earn the respect of others during times of conflict. Yesterday we looked at three of those ways: Pause before you speak, resolve conflict privately, and appeal to the best in … Continue reading Do You Show Empathy?

How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

One of the deepest needs in life is the need to feel respected by others. In fact, Proverbs 22:1 says, “A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold” (CEV). But … Continue reading How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

What Causes Conflict?

You probably don’t like conflict. Most people try to avoid it as much as possible! But conflict is inevitable in life—because no one is perfect. But if you want to build a better future and … Continue reading What Causes Conflict?

It’s Okay to Rest

Many people don’t see the value in getting enough rest. But God knows that, without proper rest, you’ll struggle to be who he wants you to be. Rest is so important to God that he … Continue reading It’s Okay to Rest

Three Ways to Overcome Discouragement

How do you defeat discouragement in your life? By following Nehemiah’s example. In Nehemiah 4, you’ll find three things you can do to resist discouragement. Reinforce weak areas. Make an honest assessment of where you … Continue reading Three Ways to Overcome Discouragement

Look Up—Don’t Give Up!

God doesn’t want you to get discouraged and quit at the halfway point of life. He wants you to make it to the finish line. He’s called you to look up, not give up. Psalm … Continue reading Look Up—Don’t Give Up!

Why Do You Get Discouraged?

Have you noticed how discouragement sets in at the midpoint of almost anything you do? It’s true in parenting, marriage, school, and in your career. But God has called you to finish the race he … Continue reading Why Do You Get Discouraged?