Daily Hope Devotionals - Discipline

How Jesus Treats His Sheep

Yesterday we looked at how the goodness of God directs and protects you. Today we’ll look at three more benefits of God’s goodness: how he guides, guards, and saves you through Jesus, the Good Shepherd. … Continue reading How Jesus Treats His Sheep

Jesus Protects and Directs You

Sheep are essentially defenseless animals, so a shepherd carries a few tools to care for and protect his sheep. He has a rod for guarding and protecting, and he uses a staff with a little … Continue reading Jesus Protects and Directs You

Look Up—Don’t Give Up!

God doesn’t want you to get discouraged and quit at the halfway point of life. He wants you to make it to the finish line. He’s called you to look up, not give up. Psalm … Continue reading Look Up—Don’t Give Up!

Seek God, Not His Gifts

Millions of Christians spend all their time seeking what God has to give them and no time seeking God himself. When you’re praying for healing and restoration, it’s okay to want a miracle. But, ultimately, … Continue reading Seek God, Not His Gifts

Your Habits Determine Your Spiritual Growth

National Football League Quarterback Tom Brady won his seventh championship ring this year as the oldest player to appear in a Super Bowl. How did he get to be so good? There’s a whole list … Continue reading Your Habits Determine Your Spiritual Growth

Get a Grip on God’s Word

When you feed on the Word of God, you grow. The Bible is your soul food. You can’t be physically healthy if you eat junk food all the time. In the same way, you can’t … Continue reading Get a Grip on God’s Word

Step Four in Crisis: Show God You’re Serious

Daniel’s prayer in Daniel 9 provides us with a great model for how to pray during a crisis. In the last few devotions, we’ve learned from this passage to let God speak to us before … Continue reading Step Four in Crisis: Show God You’re Serious

A Journey of Lifelong Learning Starts with a Choice

Your journey of lifelong learning starts with a choice. It’s a choice only you can make. It’s an incredibly important decision that’ll impact your entire life. The Bible says, “Commit yourself to instruction; listen carefully … Continue reading A Journey of Lifelong Learning Starts with a Choice

Study What’s Real to Detect What Isn’t True

The only way to really know what’s fake is to know what’s real. Many people today fall for foolish ideas because they don’t know the truth. And because they don’t know what’s authentic, they can’t … Continue reading Study What’s Real to Detect What Isn’t True

The Most Important Habit for Spiritual Fitness

We’ve been learning about how loving others the way God wants requires developing habits that keep you physically, emotionally, and spiritually renewed. The Bible says real love “always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. … Continue reading The Most Important Habit for Spiritual Fitness