Daily Hope Devotionals - James 1

Before You Open God’s Word, Believe It

You may not always understand what the Bible says. But to anchor your life on the solid foundation of God’s Word, you need to humbly accept whatever God tells you. In today’s verse, the word … Continue reading Before You Open God’s Word, Believe It

Five Ways God’s Word Is a Gift

If you’re going to anchor your soul to something that never changes, then you need to treat God’s Word as a gift. The Bible says, “Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down … Continue reading Five Ways God’s Word Is a Gift

How to Apply the Bible to Your Life

Do you know what the most difficult part of Bible study is? Personal application. What is application? It’s when you take the truth of God and apply it to your life. Satan doesn’t care if … Continue reading How to Apply the Bible to Your Life

How to Build Your Life on a Strong Foundation

In the book of Matthew, Jesus tells the story of two builders: a wise one and a foolish one. The foolish man builds his house on sand. When a storm comes, the house falls with … Continue reading How to Build Your Life on a Strong Foundation

How to Let the Bible Change You

Let’s imagine together that you want to get serious about your physical health. You buy a book about exercise and tell a friend about it. “It’s going to change my life,” you say. Then six … Continue reading How to Let the Bible Change You

How to Use the Bible Like a Mirror

When was the last time you looked in a mirror? You probably look in one every day—maybe even multiple times! Why do you look in a mirror? You use it to evaluate yourself. And then … Continue reading How to Use the Bible Like a Mirror

How to Welcome God’s Word into Your Life

In America, you can find the Bible all over, from grocery stores to motel rooms, in all shapes, sizes, styles, and translations. You can hear and read parts of it on the radio and TV … Continue reading How to Welcome God’s Word into Your Life

Four Reasons to Keep Praying for an Answer

Why should you be persistent in your prayers, like Ephesians 6:18 says, even when you don’t get an answer? There are four reasons. Persistent prayer focuses your attention. When you pray for something repeatedly, it’s … Continue reading Four Reasons to Keep Praying for an Answer

Two Steps Toward Knowing God’s Will

If you want to know God’s will, then you can start with these two steps: 1. Admit that you need guidance. Psalm 25:9 says, “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them … Continue reading Two Steps Toward Knowing God’s Will

It’s Smart to Be Patient

Your life has an ebb and flow. Sometimes God wants you to move quickly, but sometimes he wants you to slow down. As Proverbs 14:29 says, “It’s smart to be patient” (CEV). Today and tomorrow … Continue reading It’s Smart to Be Patient