Daily Hope Devotionals - Focus

When You’re Overwhelmed, Stand Strong

When you focus on your problems instead of trusting God, you’re going to end up exhausted and defeated—because God didn’t design you to fight your battles alone. You don’t have the power you need to … Continue reading When You’re Overwhelmed, Stand Strong

When You Pray for Relief, Worship First

Life includes times when you feel like you’re in an impossible situation, when you feel like you’re being attacked from all sides. That’s what happened to Israel’s King Jehoshaphat, who prayed to God when he … Continue reading When You Pray for Relief, Worship First

A Fresh Start After Sexual Sin

God’s standards never change: Premarital sex is unacceptable. It always has been. It always will be. Living together without getting married is unacceptable to God. It always has been. It always will be. Adultery—being unfaithful … Continue reading A Fresh Start After Sexual Sin

Four Steps to Forgiving Others

Too many of us don’t really understand what forgiveness is. I’m convinced that if more people knew what real forgiveness looked like, they’d be much more willing to forgive instead of holding on to past … Continue reading Four Steps to Forgiving Others

The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

If you want to live a truly balanced life, you can only look at one person in all of history as your model: Jesus. When you put him at the center of your life, your … Continue reading The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

Just Enough Time to Do God’s Will

In a 21st century world where we’re overworked, overstressed, and over-scheduled, this may be one of the most significant and freeing sentences you’ll ever read: You have just enough time to do God’s will. That … Continue reading Just Enough Time to Do God’s Will

Stop Talking About It and Start Doing It

What you say has a direct connection to your heart. Whatever your heart is filled with is going to come out of your mouth. If you’re filled with anger, anger is going to come out … Continue reading Stop Talking About It and Start Doing It

Why Not Your Best?

Admiral Hyman Rickover was the father of the U.S. nuclear Navy. He once interviewed a Naval Academy graduate and asked him a very direct question: “When you were in school and in all your life, … Continue reading Why Not Your Best?

Your Faith Can Move Mountains

Faith opens the door to miracles. If you study the Bible and history, you’ll find that every time God moves on earth and does a miracle, it’s because somebody believes. Jesus said in Mark 11:22-24, … Continue reading Your Faith Can Move Mountains

When Your Plans and God’s Plans Don’t Match

Life is full of interruptions. Sometimes we have big plans—for a career, family, or ministry—but God takes our lives in a different direction. When our plans and God’s plans don’t match up, we often try … Continue reading When Your Plans and God’s Plans Don’t Match