Daily Hope Devotionals - Contentment

Don’t Be a Show-off Online

Do you remember seeing the photo of an elderly woman in a throng of young people who all have their phones up, trying to capture whatever moment is in front of them? The old woman … Continue reading Don’t Be a Show-off Online

When You Envy, You’re in a Battle with God

When it looks like God’s blessing somebody in a way that he’s not blessing you, relax and trust God. Believe that he knows what’s best for you, and trust him when life seems unfair. One … Continue reading When You Envy, You’re in a Battle with God

Get to Know Others So You Won’t Envy Them

The key to overcoming envy is to stop comparing yourself to others. Comparing is the root of all envy. And it was the first mistake made in the parable of the vineyard workers: The ones … Continue reading Get to Know Others So You Won’t Envy Them

Why ‘Just a Little More’ Will Never Make You Happy

God is far more interested in your character than your comfort. He wants you to grow up and become more like Jesus. His focus is on your attitude, not on making your life easy. He’s … Continue reading Why ‘Just a Little More’ Will Never Make You Happy

Hold Your Blessings with an Open Hand

God is more interested in your character than your comfort. He’s not going to give you things if you haven’t learned the principle of contentment first. Contentment is not a lack of ambition. It’s not … Continue reading Hold Your Blessings with an Open Hand

Sow in This Season to Reap God’s Blessing

Every farmer knows that what you sow in one season, you will reap in another season. You plant in the spring, and you harvest in the fall. The way you respond to someone or to … Continue reading Sow in This Season to Reap God’s Blessing

Money Is Not Your Biggest Problem

Every time we worry about money, we’re acting like we don’t believe in God. It’s a way of saying, “It all depends on me.” That’s just not in the Bible. Worry is a warning light … Continue reading Money Is Not Your Biggest Problem

Four Habits to Rest in God’s Goodness

How do you rest in God’s goodness? How do you experience the abundant life he has for you? Here are four daily habits that will help move you from overwhelmed to overflowing. Stay connected to … Continue reading Four Habits to Rest in God’s Goodness

Life Is All About Relationships

Contentment does not come naturally to human beings. By nature, we are restless sheep. Yet we can learn contentment. Learning contentment means we stop incessantly grabbing for more. Philippians 4:12-13 says, “I know what it … Continue reading Life Is All About Relationships

Enjoy What You Have Right Now

One reason so many of us are stressed out today is we’re rarely content with what we have. We always want more—more money, more pleasure, more power. We want more of just about everything. The … Continue reading Enjoy What You Have Right Now