Daily Hope Devotionals - Healthy Living

Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness

If you want to make healthy choices to be well and whole again, you have to learn to be meek. Matthew 5:5 says, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (NIV). The … Continue reading Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness

You Have to Choose to Change

Change requires making choices. It’s not enough to dream of changing. It’s not enough to desire change. In order for you to change, you will need to make a decision. You must choose to change. … Continue reading You Have to Choose to Change

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

Purity Begins with a Commitment

Is it possible in the 21st century to live a sexually pure life? To refrain from sex before marriage and stay sexually faithful during marriage? Yes! But it has to start with a commitment. The … Continue reading Purity Begins with a Commitment

What Should You Do on the Sabbath?

We all must make a conscious decision to make time for things other than work. If we don’t, we’ll never rest. I make a conscious decision about how many hours I’ll work each week, and … Continue reading What Should You Do on the Sabbath?

You’re Not God — Stop Acting Like It!

You’re not God. You don’t have all the answers. You can’t do everything. If you’re struggling to find balance in your life, that one admission can transform everything. The Bible says, “Only someone too stupid … Continue reading You’re Not God — Stop Acting Like It!

The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

If you want to live a truly balanced life, you can only look at one person in all of history as a model: Jesus. If you put him at the center of your life, your … Continue reading The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

Your Work and Your Worth Are Two Different Things

We can come up with many excuses for overworking. Sometimes we blame it on providing for our family. Other times we insist our work is so important that to slow down would be negligent. But … Continue reading Your Work and Your Worth Are Two Different Things

Just Enough Time to Do God’s Will

In a 21st century world where we’re overworked, overstressed, and over-scheduled, this may be one of the most significant and freeing sentences you’ll ever read: You have just enough time to do God’s will. That … Continue reading Just Enough Time to Do God’s Will