Daily Hope Devotionals - Emotions

God Wants Your Emotional Prayers

Have you ever prayed, “Now, I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take”? Or … Continue reading God Wants Your Emotional Prayers

Prayer Recovers Emotional Health

Have you ever been paralyzed by emotions, such as grief, fear, guilt, or shame? I have. You may think you can’t do anything about your emotions—but that just isn’t true. When you’re paralyzed by your … Continue reading Prayer Recovers Emotional Health

Loving God with Your Soul

We’ve been looking together at the different ways you can love God. You can find these ways in Mark 12:30: “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all … Continue reading Loving God with Your Soul

Loving God with Your Heart

One day a man asked Jesus which, of all the commandments, was the most important. Jesus answered him like this: “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all … Continue reading Loving God with Your Heart

Great Leaders Show Vulnerability

Paul, who wrote about half of the New Testament, was one of the greatest leaders who ever lived. He is also a great example of vulnerability. In one of his letters, Paul said, “We have … Continue reading Great Leaders Show Vulnerability

Let Your Pain Draw You Nearer to God

When anything painful happens to you, you’ve got a choice: You can run to God, or you can run from God. If you’re running away from God, what are you running to? Who could help … Continue reading Let Your Pain Draw You Nearer to God

Don’t Let Your Emotions Give Satan a Foothold

In every quarrel, an unseen spiritual war is going on behind the scenes. At the surface, a quarrel may seem minor. You may think you’re arguing about who didn’t take out the garbage or who … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Emotions Give Satan a Foothold

What Makes You Vulnerable to Temptation?

If you want to be able to fight the persistent temptations in your life, you need to know what makes you vulnerable to Satan’s efforts. Ephesians 4:27 says, “Do not give the devil a foothold” … Continue reading What Makes You Vulnerable to Temptation?

Change the Way You Think, Change Your Life

You don’t plant apple seeds and get tomatoes. In the same way, you don’t plant bitterness and get love. You don’t plant criticism and then get encouragement from other people. Galatians 6:7 says, “Make no … Continue reading Change the Way You Think, Change Your Life

You Need to Think About What You Think About

Every behavior is based on a belief. If you act scared, it’s because you believe scary thoughts at that moment. If you act resentful, it’s because you believe you’ve been devalued, and so you’re going … Continue reading You Need to Think About What You Think About