Daily Hope Devotionals - Conflict

Is Gossip Destroying Your Relationships?

We tend to think of gossip as one of those “little” sins. But when God talks about gossip, he puts it on the list with things like sexual immorality and murder. Why? Because it is … Continue reading Is Gossip Destroying Your Relationships?

Life’s Greatest Lesson Takes Time

Selflessness brings out the best in others. It builds relationships. What does it mean to be selfless? It means you think a little less of yourself and a little more of others.  The opposite of … Continue reading Life’s Greatest Lesson Takes Time

Do Good to Those Who Oppose You

When you’re persecuted, harassed, or facing opposition, you need to respond with a blessing. Jesus says in Luke 6:27-29, “Love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray … Continue reading Do Good to Those Who Oppose You

Who’s the Real Source of Opposition?

When you face opposition because of your faith, you need to recognize its source. It’s not other people. It’s not your coworkers. It’s not a political party. It’s not a competitor. The pressure you feel … Continue reading Who’s the Real Source of Opposition?

You Only Need God’s Approval

When you stand for the truth and do what’s right, there’s no need to be ashamed or embarrassed. The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:16, “It is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. … Continue reading You Only Need God’s Approval

Work for Reconciliation, Not Resolution

When you want to repair a relationship where there is conflict, you have to focus on reconciliation, not resolution. And there’s a big difference between the two.  Reconciliation means reestablishing the relationship. It doesn’t mean … Continue reading Work for Reconciliation, Not Resolution

When Opposed, Choose Worship Over Worry

Christianity is not for weaklings, wimps, or the faint of heart. It takes courageous men and women to follow Jesus. What is it costing you to follow Christ? Unlike many believers around the world, you … Continue reading When Opposed, Choose Worship Over Worry

Three Things to Remember When You’re Opposed

When you feel pressured by the world because you love Jesus and other people don’t, you need to remember three things: 1. Opposition can make you more like Jesus. Jesus says in John 15:18-20, “If … Continue reading Three Things to Remember When You’re Opposed

How to Be Like Jesus in Conflict

When you meet someone to resolve a conflict, you first have to confess your part of the problem. Then you need to listen for the other person’s hurt and perspective. In every conflict—from our personal … Continue reading How to Be Like Jesus in Conflict

The First Step Toward Resolving Conflict

One of the most important life skills you need to learn is conflict resolution. If you don’t learn it, you’ll spend much of your life miserable—because we’re imperfect people and we have conflict almost every … Continue reading The First Step Toward Resolving Conflict