Daily Hope Devotionals - God

A Simple Plan for Your Quiet Time

Having a quiet time is like many other activities you might do in life, in at least one respect: To be successful, it helps to have a plan. The Bible says, “The plans of the … Continue reading A Simple Plan for Your Quiet 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

Questions to Help You ‘Chew’ on Scripture

When you meditate as a Christian, you think about Scripture. You meditate on Scripture in the same way a cow chews her cud—by chewing on it and chewing on it and chewing on it. To … Continue reading Questions to Help You ‘Chew’ on Scripture

Three More Steps to Effective Bible Study

God wants you to apply his Word and let it change your life. But in order for God’s Word to change you, you have to study it. Yesterday I gave you two general principles for … Continue reading Three More Steps to Effective Bible Study

Two Steps to Effective Bible Study

Studying God’s Word will change your life if you put what you learn into practice. But all of that starts with your willingness to study his Word. The Bible says, “Open my eyes, that I … Continue reading Two Steps to Effective Bible Study

A Simple Way to Study Scripture

To study the Bible in a way that changes your life, you don’t need commentaries or Bible study software. In fact, if you were stuck on a desert island with just a Bible, you could … Continue reading A Simple Way to Study Scripture

What Cows Teach Us About Meditation

I can remember hearing great sermons and in-depth Bible teaching and wondering how the teacher found all those great nuggets of truth in God’s Word. That’s why I wrote my first book more than 40 … Continue reading What Cows Teach Us About Meditation

God Wants Your Beliefs Turned into Behavior

I once was asked what the best translation of the Bible was. My answer: when you translate it into your life. That’s what Bible study is all about. If you’re not translating God’s Word into … Continue reading God Wants Your Beliefs Turned into Behavior

Four Steps to Make Bible Study a Habit

If you’re a follower of Jesus, you’ve probably made a commitment at some point to read your Bible regularly. Maybe you committed to reading it every day for a week. Maybe you read it for … Continue reading Four Steps to Make Bible Study a Habit

God’s Word Will Unlock Your Potential

You cannot fathom your full potential—only your Creator can. Only God, the one who made you, knows all you are capable of being. Your parents, your spouse, your friends, and your boss only get a … Continue reading God’s Word Will Unlock Your Potential