Daily Hope Devotionals - Happiness

Give Your Worry to God

Work doesn’t keep you up at night; worry does. In the Bible, God gives clear direction about the role worry should play in your life. Philippians 4:6 says, “Don’t worry about anything” (NLT). Why do … Continue reading Give Your Worry to God

Happiness and Humility Go Together

Humble people are happy people. They never stop growing and learning. The Bible says, “Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith . . . Give yourselves regular checkups. You need firsthand … Continue reading Happiness and Humility Go Together

You’ll Find Happiness as You Get to Know God

Happiness is found in getting to know God a little bit better every day.  In Philippians 3:10, Paul said, “For my determined purpose is that I may . . . progressively become more deeply and … Continue reading You’ll Find Happiness as You Get to Know God

Know What Counts—and What Doesn’t

Every day when you wake up, you need to remind yourself of what counts and what doesn’t count. Don’t be distracted by things that are insignificant and petty. Why is it important to remind yourself … Continue reading Know What Counts—and What Doesn’t

Legalism Robs You of Happiness

Realizing there’s nothing you can do to make God love you more is one of the most liberating feelings in the world—and it is a key to happiness. The Bible says, “We Christians glory in … Continue reading Legalism Robs You of Happiness

The Power of Grateful Prayers

In Philippians 4:6-7 you’ll find one of the most difficult teachings to obey in the entire Bible: “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all … Continue reading The Power of Grateful Prayers

Have Radical Gratitude in All Circumstances

In many cultures around the world, people set aside certain days or seasons for giving thanks.  But God wants you to be intentional about your thankfulness every day. He wants you to develop this spiritual … Continue reading Have Radical Gratitude in All Circumstances

To Be Happy, Learn to Collaborate

Happiness isn’t a matter of luck; it’s a matter of learning. To live a happier life, you need to learn how to work well with others. I call this the skill of collaboration. It’s an … Continue reading To Be Happy, Learn to Collaborate

Trustworthy People Are Happy People

If you want to be happy, become a person who people can trust. Paul used Timothy as an example of someone who was reliable, consistent, and dependable: “You know that Timothy has proved himself, because … Continue reading Trustworthy People Are Happy People

The Starting Point for Happiness

If you truly want to be happy in life, you’ve got to care about the needs of those around you—and move the focus away from yourself. That’s the starting point for all happiness. Paul looks … Continue reading The Starting Point for Happiness