Daily Hope Devotionals - God

Stop Following a Culture That Doesn’t Follow God

There are two verses in the Bible that are written by the same author and seem to send an opposite message: “Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the … Continue reading Stop Following a Culture That Doesn’t Follow God

Here’s How God Keeps You on Track

Life is composed of starts and stops. When I took a couple guys from our staff for a hike one day, I noticed that we had both starts and stops along the way. We stopped … Continue reading Here’s How God Keeps You on Track

Fill Your Mind with God’s Word, Not Worry

When you are worried, don’t repress it, suppress it, or deny it. Confess it. If you try to push down worries, you’re going to get sick. It’s like taking a can of soda, shaking it … Continue reading Fill Your Mind with God’s Word, Not Worry

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