Daily Hope Devotionals - Goals

How Should Christians Measure Success?

I would rather attempt to do something great with my life and fail than attempt to do nothing with my life and succeed. Yet, that’s where most people are! They’re drifting through life. They have … Continue reading How Should Christians Measure Success?

Is That Really the Best Option?

The older I get, the more I realize how important it is to be selective. There will always be a lot of options and opportunities. But the key to effectiveness is being selective. The Bible … Continue reading Is That Really the Best Option?

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Urgent

It may feel like the 365 days you’re given each year aren’t enough time to do everything you want to do. In fact, you probably feel like there aren’t enough minutes in this day to … Continue reading How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Urgent

The Kind of Goals God Blesses

Without goals, you cannot expect to be any different this year than you were last year. The default in your life will always be more of the same. Long-term goals keep us moving toward our … Continue reading The Kind of Goals God Blesses

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

Godly Goals Stretch Your Faith

Godly goals are set through faith. The Bible says, “Without faith it is impossible to please God” (Hebrews 11:6 NIV). If you want the goals you set to be pleasing to God, then you need … Continue reading Godly Goals Stretch Your Faith

What’s the Big Deal About Failure?

Never forget this truth: Failure probably won’t kill you. We vastly exaggerate the effects of failure. We blow the prospects of failing all out of proportion. Failing is not the end of the world. The … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Failure?

What Will You Do Today That Requires Faith?

Failure is never final. You’re never a failure until you quit, and it’s always too soon to quit! You don’t determine a person’s greatness by his talent, his wealth, or his education. You determine a … Continue reading What Will You Do Today That Requires Faith?

God Is Always Right on Time

God is never in a hurry, and he’s never late. He’s always on time. God’s timing is perfect, even when we can’t understand it. We’ll never fully understand God’s timing because God exists on a … Continue reading God Is Always Right on Time

Your Quiet Time Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

When something is “dynamic,” it’s energetic and productive. It has a kind of life force that leads to change. Did you know that your Bible study times can be dynamic?  But how does that happen? … Continue reading Your Quiet Time Doesn’t Have to Be Boring