Daily Hope Devotionals - Ephesians 1

To Know Your Purpose, Ask Your Creator

When you put your trust in Jesus Christ, you learn God’s purpose for your life. Most people don’t know the purpose of their lives. They think they know what they want or what is best … Continue reading To Know Your Purpose, Ask Your Creator

You Need Resurrection Power

You can’t tap into a greater power than one that raises a dead man to new life. That’s the power that Jesus displayed on the first Easter. It was the most powerful event in the … Continue reading You Need Resurrection Power

Why the Forgiven Don’t Have to Fear

Fear is nothing new. It’s been with us from the very beginning! Adam’s first recorded words in the Garden of Eden were, “I was afraid, and I hid.” Humans have been living in fear of … Continue reading Why the Forgiven Don’t Have to Fear

God Makes Plans, and You Should, Too

Goal setting isn’t just a good idea for productivity. It’s a spiritual discipline, like prayer, fasting, giving, and reading your Bible. In fact, goal setting can be an act of stewardship as you try to … Continue reading God Makes Plans, and You Should, Too

How to Pray for Spiritual Growth

Paul wrote about a prayer warrior in Colossians 4:12: “Epaphras . . . always prays for you that you will grow to be spiritually mature” (NCV). Epaphras is a hero to me. I don’t know … Continue reading How to Pray for Spiritual Growth

What in the World Is God Doing?

God is always at work in the world. But the most important thing he’s doing is building a family to love forever. God has been planning his family since before he created the universe. In … Continue reading What in the World Is God Doing?

Spend Your Life Getting Ready for Eternity

To get ready to be used by God, the first thing you need to do is understand the purpose of your life. The Bible makes God’s purpose for you very clear: “Long ago, even before … Continue reading Spend Your Life Getting Ready for Eternity

The Power of Appreciation

There is no complicated secret to working well with others. You just have to learn to appreciate them! How do you appreciate them? It’s simple. First, you practice recognizing someone’s value and contribution. Then, you … Continue reading The Power of Appreciation

You Were Made to Last Forever

Heaven is the place God is preparing for his family. When God started thinking up Earth, he also started thinking up heaven. Why? Because he knew you were not meant to live here forever. This … Continue reading You Were Made to Last Forever

You Were Formed for God’s Family

The whole reason the universe exists is because God wanted a family. He wanted children. He didn’t need us, but he wanted us so he could show his love. Our planet sits on an axis. … Continue reading You Were Formed for God’s Family