Daily Hope Devotionals - God

To Get More Passionate, Get Closer to God

God gave you a heart, and he has placed in you passions, desires, and dreams. But unless they are under his control, they will be misused, they will be abused, they will be misapplied, they … Continue reading To Get More Passionate, Get Closer to God

You’re Not Just Wanted—You’re Needed!

The reason you have value is because of what God says about you, not because of what other people say about you. Many people lack self-esteem. They don’t feel good about themselves because they’re always … Continue reading You’re Not Just Wanted—You’re Needed!

Even Your Weaknesses Bring Glory to God

Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, Experiences—these are the five things that make you, you. I call them your SHAPE. Accepting your SHAPE —the unique way God made you that brings glory to him—means you believe … Continue reading Even Your Weaknesses Bring Glory to God

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

When God Gives You a Second Chance, Seize It

When God gives you another chance to fulfill your mission in life, seize it. Don’t waste it. It’s the time to focus on God’s unique calling for your life. Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 6:1, … Continue reading When God Gives You a Second Chance, Seize It

Focus on God’s Goodness in Your Darkest Days

When you feel hopeless, choose to think about the one thing you know will lift your spirit: the goodness of God. How did Jonah do it? Here’s what he said: “When I had lost all … Continue reading Focus on God’s Goodness in Your Darkest Days

Easter Celebrates That Jesus Is Alive Today

Although we study the passion of Jesus, his death on the cross, Easter is a celebration of his resurrection: God brought Jesus back from the dead, proving he’d broken the power of sin and death. … Continue reading Easter Celebrates That Jesus Is Alive Today

Why the Forgiven Don’t Have to Fear

Fear is nothing new. It’s been with us from the very beginning! Adam’s first recorded words in the Garden of Eden were, “I was afraid, and I hid.” Humans have been living in fear of … Continue reading Why the Forgiven Don’t Have to Fear

God’s Goodness Lasts Forever

Of all the benefits of God’s goodness, only one lasts beyond your life on earth. The final verse of Psalm 23 expresses the ultimate example of God’s goodness: “I will dwell in the house of … Continue reading God’s Goodness Lasts Forever

Don’t Give Up on Doing the Right Thing

If things don’t happen right away or when you think they should, that doesn’t mean you should quit. You need to be diligent and develop endurance. The Bible says, “Let us not get tired of … Continue reading Don’t Give Up on Doing the Right Thing