Daily Hope Devotionals - Choices

How to Be Wise in Relationships

Wise people are peacemakers, not troublemakers. Wise people don’t carry a chip on their shoulder. They’re not always looking for a fight. And they don’t intentionally antagonize other people. The fact is, if you’re around … Continue reading How to Be Wise in Relationships

The Battle for Sexual Purity Starts in Your Mind

Every temptation starts in the mind. Proverbs 4:23 says, “Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life” (NCV). The battle for sexual purity is won or lost in your mind. Anytime you … Continue reading The Battle for Sexual Purity Starts in Your Mind

Sexual Purity Begins With a Commitment

Is it possible in the 21st century to live a sexually pure life? To refrain from sex before marriage and stay faithful during marriage? Yes! But it has to start with a commitment. The Bible … Continue reading Sexual Purity Begins With a Commitment

How Do You Treat People Who Serve You?

One of the greatest tests of your character is how you treat people who are trying to serve you. Whether it’s a waitress, a waiter, a clerk, an employee, a secretary, your children, or your … Continue reading How Do You Treat People Who Serve You?

What Should You Do on the Sabbath?

We each must consciously decide to make time for things other than work. If we don’t, we’ll never rest. We’ll quickly burn out! It’s like a bow and arrow. When a bow is constantly strung … Continue reading What Should You Do on the Sabbath?

You’re Not God—Stop Acting Like It!

You’re not God. You don’t have all the answers. You can’t do everything. If you’re struggling to find balance in your life, those admissions can transform everything. The Bible says, “Only someone too stupid to … Continue reading You’re Not God—Stop Acting Like It!

The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

If you want to live a truly balanced life, you can only look at one person in all of history as your model: Jesus. When you put him at the center of your life, your … Continue reading The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

Don’t Confuse Your Work and Your Worth

We can come up with many excuses for overworking. Sometimes we blame it on needing to provide for our family. Other times we insist our work is so important that to slow down would be … Continue reading Don’t Confuse Your Work and Your Worth

When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them

I mentioned in yesterday’s devotional that everyone trusts in something. We can even make good things—like our families, our abilities, or even our ministries in the church—into idols. But trusting in things other than God … Continue reading When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them

Are You Ready to Respond Responsibly?

Some of the clearest evidence of maturity and responsibility in your life is when you can handle the pressures, problems, and pains of life without becoming angry. The key to responsibility is learning to control … Continue reading Are You Ready to Respond Responsibly?