Daily Hope Devotionals - God

Living in the Goodness of God

If you grew up in a Christian home, you may have learned this childhood prayer: “God is great. God is good. Let us thank him for our food. Amen.” While simplistic, that prayer covers one … Continue reading Living in the Goodness of God

How to Pray Effectively

Here are four secrets to answered prayer based on the life of Nehemiah: Base your request on God’s character. Pray like you know God will answer you: “I’m expecting you to answer this prayer because … Continue reading How to Pray Effectively

If You Want to Change, You Have to Face the Truth

The secret to personal change is not willpower. The secret is to know and face the truth. You must know and face the truth about yourself, your relationships, and your own nature. Nothing will change … Continue reading If You Want to Change, You Have to Face the Truth

Think of These Three Things for Mental Health

God wants you to be healthy in every area of your life—emotionally, spiritually, and physically. For mental health, you must focus your mind on the right things. Think about Jesus. You’ve heard the saying, “You … Continue reading Think of These Three Things for Mental Health

Feed Your Mind with God’s Word

If you want a healthy mind, you must feed your mind with truth. We all know the importance of nutrition. Good food and good calories make you stronger and healthier and give you more energy. … Continue reading Feed Your Mind with God’s Word

In the Valley of the Shadow, Look to the Light

Loss is a common source of stress. You can lose your job, your health, your money, your reputation, or a loved one. When people go through loss, you see two common reactions: One is fear, … Continue reading In the Valley of the Shadow, Look to the Light

God Created the Sabbath for You

The Bible is filled with instructions about rest and recreation. In fact, it’s so important that God put it in the Ten Commandments—right up there with “Don’t commit adultery” and “Don’t murder.” He says that … Continue reading God Created the Sabbath for You

Get the Power to Go after Your Goals

Proverbs 16:9 says, “We plan the way we want to live, but only God makes us able to live it” (The Message). You get to plan the way you want to live, but only God … Continue reading Get the Power to Go after Your Goals

Wisdom Is a Gift

How do you get wisdom? Do you just decide one day that you’re going to muster up the wisdom you need? Do you make a New Year’s resolution to be wise? No! This is the … Continue reading Wisdom Is a Gift

Three Steps to Make Wise Decisions

We tend to make decisions frivolously, but the Bible gives a simple, workable plan on how to handle things differently. Whether it’s about career, marriage, finances, health, children, or the future, here are three principles … Continue reading Three Steps to Make Wise Decisions