Daily Hope Devotional

How Do You Handle the Mistakes You’ve Made?

You and I blow it from time to time. The Christian life is a guilt-free life, but it’s not a mistake-free life. The Bible never hides this truth. It is painfully honest about the failures … Continue reading How Do You Handle the Mistakes You’ve Made?

The Amazing Grace of God

Your failures don’t surprise God. He expects them. He knows what we’re made of—because he created us. The Bible says, “[God] knows what we are made of; he remembers that we are dust” (Psalm 103:14 … Continue reading The Amazing Grace of God

You Can Experience Friendship with God

Your relationship to God has many different aspects: God is your Creator and Maker, Lord and Master, Judge, Redeemer, Father, Savior, and much more (see Psalm 89:26, 95:6, 136:3; Isaiah 33:22, 47:4; John 13:13; 1 … Continue reading You Can Experience Friendship with God

Seven Ways to Be Merciful

In yesterday’s devotional, we talked about seven facets of mercy. Today, I want you to consider some personal application questions for each of the aspects. I challenge you to commit an act of premeditated mercy … Continue reading Seven Ways to Be Merciful

Following Jesus Means You Love Everyone

The same love that God gives to you, you are to offer to everybody else that you come in contact with. It’s not an option or a suggestion. It’s a command: “Now I am giving … Continue reading Following Jesus Means You Love Everyone

God’s Great Gift Isn’t Traditionally Wrapped

The greatest gift ever given wasn’t bought in a store. No cash exchanged hands. It wasn’t even traditionally wrapped—instead, this gift was wrapped in swaddling clothes and placed in a manger. Yet it cost the … Continue reading God’s Great Gift Isn’t Traditionally Wrapped

God Knows Our Weaknesses and Still Loves Us

Years ago, there was a book called Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? Well, here’s the answer: If I tell you what I’m really like and you don’t like it, I’m … Continue reading God Knows Our Weaknesses and Still Loves Us

God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself.

God always gives us what we need, not what we deserve. Psalm 103:10, 12 says, “He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve . … Continue reading God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself.

God Wants to Take You Deeper in Faith

I don’t know what step you need to take next, but I do know that you need to take it. Maybe your next step is to accept Jesus Christ into your life. Or perhaps it’s … Continue reading God Wants to Take You Deeper in Faith

You Need to Accept the Reality of Failure

In America, failure is almost the unpardonable sin. We idolize success. But that kind of pressure creates major stress on people. The fear of failure has many different faces. It can cause you to be … Continue reading You Need to Accept the Reality of Failure