Daily Hope Devotionals - Hope

How to Become a Godly Optimist

There are two kinds of people: those that wake up and say, “Good morning, Lord!” and those that wake up and say, “Good Lord—it’s morning!” We tend to feel the way we expect to feel. … Continue reading How to Become a Godly Optimist

No Matter How Badly You Mess Up, God Offers Mercy

No matter what you’re going through, you can live with hope. That’s the consistent, overriding message of the Bible. God will always treat you with grace and mercy.  Peter writes to those who are already … Continue reading No Matter How Badly You Mess Up, God Offers Mercy

God Is Cheering You On!

Some people mistakenly believe that God only smiles at them when they’re doing something right, when they mature spiritually, or when they complete what God has called them to do. But that couldn’t be further … Continue reading God Is Cheering You On!

Hope in God, Not Your Bank Account

The only thing in all of creation that worries is a human being. Plants don’t worry. Animals don’t worry. Only human beings act as if we don’t have a heavenly Father. When you worry about … Continue reading Hope in God, Not Your Bank Account

Every Season of Life Has a Purpose

Life is full of contrasts. We go through mountains, and we go through valleys. We go through successes, and we go through failures. We have wins, and we have losses. In weather, there are four … Continue reading Every Season of Life Has a Purpose

Focus on Your Purpose, not the Problem

When you stay focused on your purpose instead of your problem, you can be happy even when life seems to be falling apart. Paul was an old man when he was in prison in Rome. … Continue reading Focus on Your Purpose, not the Problem

God Is Working It Out for Good

Life often brings moments that are difficult to swallow, like a sickness, a job loss, or the death of a friend or family member. Those pills are bitter going down, and we often choke on … Continue reading God Is Working It Out for Good

The Only Place to Find Hope

In 1927 an American submarine collided with a Coast Guard vessel off the coast of Provincetown, Mass., and began to sink. The Coast Guard and Navy sent divers to assess the damage and begin a … Continue reading The Only Place to Find Hope

Jesus Came for the Brokenhearted

Any idea where the phrase “broken heart” comes from? It comes from the Bible and is thousands of years old. In Psalm 69:20, David said: “Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless” … Continue reading Jesus Came for the Brokenhearted

When Setbacks Come, Don’t Get Bitter—Get the Big Picture

When you hit a setback, it’s okay to tell God you’re mad, you’re sad, or you’re depressed. It’s okay to express all your emotions to God. Just don’t get bitter. Bitterness is saying you don’t … Continue reading When Setbacks Come, Don’t Get Bitter—Get the Big Picture