Daily Hope Devotional

Wisdom Shows Mercy, Not Judgment

Do you jump on people every time they make a blunder? Do you ever let people go, or do you keep hounding them about their mistakes? Do you hold them in leverage, even when they … Continue reading Wisdom Shows Mercy, Not Judgment

God Knows Our Weaknesses and Still Loves Us

Years ago, there was a book called Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? Well, here’s the answer: If I tell you what I’m really like and you don’t like it, I’m … Continue reading God Knows Our Weaknesses and Still Loves Us

God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself.

God always gives us what we need, not what we deserve. Psalm 103:10, 12 says, “He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve . … Continue reading God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself.

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

Ten Ways We Rely on God’s Grace

As Christians, we tend to think about grace when it’s connected to our salvation. But grace is about much more than just how we come to Christ. Our entire Christian walk must be fueled by … Continue reading Ten Ways We Rely on God’s Grace

God Can Restore You After You Sin

When you become a believer in Christ, you are born again into God’s family, and you cannot be unborn. Although the fellowship with God can be damaged by sin, the relationship is still there. You’re … Continue reading God Can Restore You After You Sin

Three Reasons God Says to Forgive Others

It’s possible that you are carrying some deep wounds that you’ve carried for months, maybe even years. When you think about the person who hurt you, it’s still as fresh as if it happened this … Continue reading Three Reasons God Says to Forgive Others

Four Characteristics of Biblical Forgiveness

Biblical forgiveness is not a cheap term you just throw around that instantly makes everybody feel better. That’s not real forgiveness. The Bible says there are four characteristics to biblical forgiveness: Forgiveness is remembering how … Continue reading Four Characteristics of Biblical Forgiveness

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Used By God

If you want to be used by God, purify your heart. You don’t have to be a perfect person, but you do have to have a pure heart. The Bible says in 2 Timothy 2:21, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Used By God

The Forgiven Should Forgive

Do you show people grace? It’s what God wants us to do, but it’s not always easy to remember to do because we are so often focused on ourselves. It’s easier sometimes to be selfish … Continue reading The Forgiven Should Forgive