Daily Hope Devotionals - Character

Faithful Friendships Help You Grow

Real change requires honest community. There are some things that you will never be able to change on your own. You’re going to need people in your life for support—specifically, a small group of people … Continue reading Faithful Friendships Help You Grow

It’s Time to Clean House

Real change requires cleaning house. If you’re one of those people who can’t find the motivation to get your physical house clean, then cleaning your spiritual house may seem like a bigger task. But this … Continue reading It’s Time to Clean House

To Really Change, You Have to Know the Truth

If you want to be transformed, you can’t be conformed. The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 3:18-19, “Don’t fool yourself. Don’t think that you can be wise merely by being relevant . . . What … Continue reading To Really Change, You Have to Know the Truth

When You Want to Know, ‘How Long, Lord?’

Many people suffer from prolonged pain, whether it’s chronic physical, emotional, spiritual, relational, or financial pain. Maybe you’re experiencing extended suffering, and you feel like you might have to endure it for the rest of … Continue reading When You Want to Know, ‘How Long, Lord?’

Impossible? Trust God For the Answer

When God is growing your character, he sometimes will test you with what seems like an unsolvable problem. I call it the “How Test.” It’s when you ask, “How in the world am I going … Continue reading Impossible? Trust God For the Answer

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

Three Ways to Look at Trouble in Light of Eternity

When you live in light of eternity, you don’t get discouraged as easily by trouble. You don’t give up because you know what is coming is the best gift you’ve ever been given.  The Bible … Continue reading Three Ways to Look at Trouble in Light of Eternity

Be Faithful With the Work You’ve Been Given

If you think you’re going to be bored in heaven, think again. You’re not going to sit around on a cloud doing nothing in heaven. God wired you and knows what you’re interested in. All … Continue reading Be Faithful With the Work You’ve Been Given