Daily Hope Devotionals - Emotions

Step Three in Crisis: Pour Your Heart Out to God

Over the last few devotionals, we’ve been looking at how Daniel prayed during a time of crisis in his life and the life of Israel. His response shows us how we can pray in a … Continue reading Step Three in Crisis: Pour Your Heart Out to God

Instead of Resisting Temptation, Refocus

The reason we are easily defeated by temptation is because we try to resist it instead of refocusing. What you resist, persists. The more you think about something, the more you’re attracted to it. So, … Continue reading Instead of Resisting Temptation, Refocus

Not All Anger Is Sinful

Many people think that all anger is sinful, but that’s not true. Anger only becomes sin when it is expressed in an inappropriate way. Sometimes the most appropriate response to a situation is anger. It … Continue reading Not All Anger Is Sinful

Why You Need to Share Your Grief with Others

During the coronavirus crisis, your emotional health needs to be an important priority. Feelings are neither good nor bad—they’re just emotions but they need to be expressed appropriately to God and to a trusted friend. The … Continue reading Why You Need to Share Your Grief with Others

The Best Way to Start and Finish Your Day

During these days of uncertainty and unrest, it’s important to start and end your day by refueling your soul. Your soul is the way you think, feel, and choose. Just like your physical body has … Continue reading The Best Way to Start and Finish Your Day

Worship Includes Trusting God With Your Feelings

When you were a kid, did you ever say, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?” If you’ve grown out of childhood, you know that’s just not true. We’re … Continue reading Worship Includes Trusting God With Your Feelings

No Matter What You’ve Done, God Will Take You Back

This Christmas season, do you need a little refreshment in your life? Are you feeling a little dried up? Do you need some revival? Come back to God. You may say, “Rick, you don’t know … Continue reading No Matter What You’ve Done, God Will Take You Back

Face Your Feelings So You Can Be Free

Have you ever dropped a soda bottle and then opened it right after? What usually happens? It makes a mess! The worst possible response to hidden wounds in your life is to clam up. It’s … Continue reading Face Your Feelings So You Can Be Free

The Real Reason We Argue

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. We think we argue over … Continue reading The Real Reason We Argue

When You Lose the Feeling of Love, Choose the Action of Loving

Today’s devotional is by Tom Holladay, teaching pastor at Saddleback Church. What do you do with the feelings that come from disappointment in a relationship? You can’t stuff them away, because they will just pop … Continue reading When You Lose the Feeling of Love, Choose the Action of Loving