Daily Hope Devotionals - Goals

Seven Steps for Godly Planning

We’ve been looking at Nehemiah’s model for making God-inspired plans. So far, we’ve learned five steps: Step 1: Ask God for favor on your life. Step 2: Prepare for an opportunity, and then wait. Step … Continue reading Seven Steps for Godly Planning

Don’t Let Fear Stop You From Making Plans

God’s plans and your plans can work together to accomplish the purpose he has for you. Nehemiah is a great example of this. Yesterday we talked about the first two steps Nehemiah took when he … Continue reading Don’t Let Fear Stop You From Making Plans

How to Develop a Life Plan

When you make your life plan, God’s contribution toward its success is far greater than your own—but your contribution is still vital. In the Old Testament, Nehemiah offers a good example of someone who knew … Continue reading How to Develop a Life Plan

Planning Helps You Live With Purpose

God has a plan for your life—but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make plans too. He doesn’t want you to drift along, letting circumstances determine the direction of your life. He wants you to be … Continue reading Planning Helps You Live With Purpose

Faith Is Believing What You Can’t See

The life that God planned for you to live is simple. It’s a life of faith and love. The Bible explains the principle of love: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all … Continue reading Faith Is Believing What You Can’t See

How to Start the Climb out of Debt

God makes it abundantly clear in the Bible how he feels about debt. Proverbs says, “Don’t withhold repayment of your debts” (Proverbs 3:27 TLB). And in Romans you can read, “Let no debt remain outstanding” … Continue reading How to Start the Climb out of Debt

To Reach Your Goals, Make a Plan

If you want to achieve the goals you’ve made for yourself, you’ll need a plan to get from where you are to where you want to go. And you’ll need a plan to overcome the … Continue reading To Reach Your Goals, Make a Plan

God’s Promises Fuel Godly Goals

Many people have a regular time to set goals—maybe at the start of a new calendar year or on their birthday. They resolve to lose weight, to spend more time with their kids, to read … Continue reading God’s Promises Fuel Godly Goals

The Power of a Focused Life

If you want God to use you in great ways, you need focus. The more focused you are, the more effective you’ll be—and the more God will use you. There’s awesome power in focus. Diffused … Continue reading The Power of a Focused Life

Faith Is Believing What You Can’t See

The life that God planned for you to live is really pretty simple. It’s a life of faith and love. Matthew 22 gives us the principle of love. It says “‘Love the Lord your God … Continue reading Faith Is Believing What You Can’t See