Daily Hope Devotionals - Connection

Use Your Words to Build Others Up

God wants us to use our words to build others up. Ephesians 4:29 says, “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according … Continue reading Use Your Words to Build Others Up

The World Does Not Revolve around You

There’s an old proverb that says, “Seek to understand before seeking to be understood.” The Bible talks about this as well: “Look out for one another’s interests, not just for your own” (Philippians 2:4 GNT). … Continue reading The World Does Not Revolve around You

Three Things Fear Does to Relationships

If you want to connect with someone, you’ve got to be willing to take the first step. This often requires courage. Why? Because it’s fear that disconnects human beings. When we’re full of fear and … Continue reading Three Things Fear Does to Relationships

Don’t Let Fear Keep You from Deepening Friendships

When we’re full of fear and anxiety, we don’t get close to each other. We back off from each other. We’re afraid of being rejected, manipulated, vulnerable, hurt, or used. All of these fears cause … Continue reading Don’t Let Fear Keep You from Deepening Friendships

How to Live by God’s Power

To live a fulfilled life, you have to live by God’s power. The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 4:20, “For the Kingdom of God is not just a lot of talk; it is living by … Continue reading How to Live by God’s Power

What Does It Mean to Put God First in Your Life?

The Kingdom of God is a present reality. It’s what we’re to be doing on the earth right now. The power of God is the present resource. It’s the energy God gives you so that … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Put God First in Your Life?

If You Don’t Use the Talents God Gave You, Other People Get Cheated

The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:10, “God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another” (NLT). When you use your abilities … Continue reading If You Don’t Use the Talents God Gave You, Other People Get Cheated

You Can Accept People Without Approving of Everything They Do

Did you know that every time you show love, it gives glory to God? Because God is love, and glory is revealing what God is really like. In a sense, God says, “I am loving. … Continue reading You Can Accept People Without Approving of Everything They Do

God Created the Church to Be a Family

The church not only helps you center on God, it also helps you connect with other believers. God did not put you here to live an isolated life. While you’re here on Earth, God wants … Continue reading God Created the Church to Be a Family