Daily Hope Devotional

Face Your Fears So You Can Get Something Done

Fear is at the root of all of your indecision—fear that you’ll make a mistake, that you’ll fail, that you’ll embarrass yourself, that you’ll make a commitment you can’t keep, that somebody will laugh at … Continue reading Face Your Fears So You Can Get Something Done

What Could Go Wrong?

It’s smart to expect the best but to prepare for the worst. Solomon expressed this idea in the Bible: “A prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them; the simpleton goes blindly on … Continue reading What Could Go Wrong?

God Wants to Take You Deeper in Faith

I don’t know what step you need to take next, but I do know that you need to take it. Maybe your next step is to accept Jesus Christ into your life. Or perhaps it’s … Continue reading God Wants to Take You Deeper in Faith

You Need to Accept the Reality of Failure

In America, failure is almost the unpardonable sin. We idolize success. But that kind of pressure creates major stress on people. The fear of failure has many different faces. It can cause you to be … Continue reading You Need to Accept the Reality of Failure

Choose Faith over Fear

The first resolution: Choose to be who God wants you to be. The second resolution: Choose short-term pain for long-term gain. The third resolution: Choose God’s values, not the world’s. And the fourth resolution Moses … Continue reading Choose Faith over Fear

God Is Never in a Hurry

Be patient with God and with yourself. One of life’s frustrations is that God’s timetable is rarely the same as ours. We are often in a hurry when God isn’t. You may feel frustrated with … Continue reading God Is Never in a Hurry

How to Help Someone Find Hope and Healing, Part 2

Have you ever felt that somebody was a hopeless case? That he or she was never going to come to Christ? Maybe it was an alcoholic relative, a drug-addicted parent, or a co-dependent neighbor — … Continue reading How to Help Someone Find Hope and Healing, Part 2

How to Help Someone Find Hope and Healing, Part 1

I believe that small groups are a vital part of helping so-called hopeless people find healing. One of the parts I like best about being in a small group is that you can pray for … Continue reading How to Help Someone Find Hope and Healing, Part 1

Nothing Worthwhile Is Ever Easy

There are many things that work to keep us from completing our life missions. Over the years, I’ve debated whether the worst enemy is procrastination or discouragement. If Satan can’t get us to put off … Continue reading Nothing Worthwhile Is Ever Easy

Remember: You’re Not Home Yet

As you strive to reach the goals that God has given you, it’s important to remember that life on Earth is just a temporary assignment. Knowing this truth should radically alter your values and fix … Continue reading Remember: You’re Not Home Yet