Daily Hope Devotionals - Habits

How to Remove and Replace Your Old Habits

While you were given a brand-new nature at the moment of conversion, you still have old habits, patterns, and practices that need to be removed and replaced. Let go of the fears that keep you … Continue reading How to Remove and Replace Your Old Habits

God Grows Us One Step at a Time

Although God could instantly transform us, he has chosen to develop us slowly. Jesus was deliberate in developing his disciples, just as God allowed the Israelites to take over the Promised Land “little by little” … Continue reading God Grows Us One Step at a Time

If You Want to Change, Then 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 and your nature if you want to change. Nothing … Continue reading If You Want to Change, Then Face the Truth

The Battle for Purity Starts in Your Mind

Every temptation starts in the mind. Proverbs 4:23 says, “Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life” (NCV). The battle for sexual purity is won or lost in your mind. Any time … Continue reading The Battle for Purity Starts in Your Mind

When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them

I mentioned in yesterday’s devotional that everyone trusts in something. We can even make good things — like our marriages, our families, or even our ministries in the church — into idols. But trusting in … Continue reading When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them

Use This Simple Principle to Manage Your Money Well

As a pastor for nearly 40 years, I can tell you that the number one reason couples get a divorce isn’t adultery. It isn’t abuse. It’s debt! At one time, 54 percent of the divorces … Continue reading Use This Simple Principle to Manage Your Money Well