Daily Hope Devotionals - Happiness

The More Grateful You Are, the Happier You’ll Be

If you want to have healthy relationships, start with an attitude of gratitude. You will be far happier and enjoy your relationships more if you develop the habit of being grateful for the people in … Continue reading The More Grateful You Are, the Happier You’ll Be

How to Be Patient with People’s Progress

When my kids were little, they would bring pictures to me that they had drawn and say, “What do you think of this, Daddy?” I would tell them, “That’s perfect! It looks great.” When I … Continue reading How to Be Patient with People’s Progress

Positive Prayer Produces Strong Relationships

Paul didn’t just pray for people in his life. He prayed for them with joy!  There are probably things in other people’s lives that you’d like to change. You don’t want to change yourself; you … Continue reading Positive Prayer Produces Strong Relationships

Focus on the Good Times

Paul wrote the book of Philippians to the church that he started in Philippi, where a woman named Lydia opened up her home and, along with others, welcomed Paul to the city. The Philippian church … Continue reading Focus on the Good Times

Are You Ready to Return?

Over the last couple days, we’ve been looking at what people actually lose when they are spiritually lost. Not only do they lose their direction, protection, and potential, but they also lose their happiness. When … Continue reading Are You Ready to Return?

Confidence at Being Christ’s Ambassador

Your job in God’s family is to invite others to join the family. In fact, you are an ambassador of Christ. That means that, everywhere you go, you represent Jesus. The Bible says, “We are … Continue reading Confidence at Being Christ’s Ambassador

Walk in Community with Other Believers

You can’t become all God wants you to be without other people in your life. In fact, the very first thing God said to humans was this: “It is not good that man should be … Continue reading Walk in Community with Other Believers

How God Uses Your Money to Test You

One way God tests you is with money. If he can trust you with material possessions, then he can trust you with true riches in heaven. There are several things God tests through your money: … Continue reading How God Uses Your Money to Test You

Four Things You Shouldn’t Do with Your Money

God wants you to think smart about your money. Jesus tells the story of a rich man who enlisted a manager to take care of his property (Luke 16). When the manager was accused of … Continue reading Four Things You Shouldn’t Do with Your Money

Why Should You Be Generous?

As a follower of Christ, why is it so important to be generous? Here are three ways it can make an impact on your life: It makes you happy. Acts 20:35 says, “Remember the words … Continue reading Why Should You Be Generous?