Daily Hope Devotionals - James 2

What Difference Does Mercy Make?

This Easter season, we’ve been looking at God’s mercy and why you need it in your life. His mercy is something you can’t live without. And even though you don’t deserve it and can’t earn … Continue reading What Difference Does Mercy Make?

Take the Next Step of Faith

I don’t know what step you need to take next, but I do know that you need to take it. Your next step may be to accept Jesus Christ into your life or to be … Continue reading Take the Next Step of Faith

Be Merciful, as One Who Has Been Shown Mercy

God doesn’t want you to show mercy only to the people you like, or only to the people it’s easy to be merciful to. God wants you to be merciful to everyone. Why? Because you … Continue reading Be Merciful, as One Who Has Been Shown Mercy

Is Social Media a Helpful Tool or a Crutch?

What makes social media so addictive? Why do you have to go back and check a picture 50 times after you post? Why are you constantly checking your phone? Everybody wants the approval of others. … Continue reading Is Social Media a Helpful Tool or a Crutch?

Stop Passing Judgment

As followers of Jesus, we live in a constant tension. On one hand, we want to honor God and do what he wants. On the other hand, everything in our world is directly opposed to … Continue reading Stop Passing Judgment

Real Faith Is More Than Just Believing

Did you know the Devil believes in Jesus? So do the demons. But you won’t find any of them in heaven. Why? Because saying you believe in Jesus doesn’t mean you have faith in him. … Continue reading Real Faith Is More Than Just Believing

Surrender What You Can’t Control

If you want to come through a crisis like a global pandemic with your emotional health intact, you’ll need to learn to control what’s controllable in your life and trust God for the rest. God … Continue reading Surrender What You Can’t Control

How to Overcome the Sin of Prejudice

Prejudice is a serious sin. It’s not some infraction that God winks at. To call it anything but sin would be against what the Bible teaches: “You will be doing the right thing if you … Continue reading How to Overcome the Sin of Prejudice

The Racism Antidote: Love Like Jesus Does

Racism begins with a lack of love. You can’t love someone like Jesus does and harbor prejudice in your heart toward that person. It’s impossible. We must love everybody the way Jesus does. Jesus gets … Continue reading The Racism Antidote: Love Like Jesus Does

How to Love Your Neighbor from a Distance

Garage door openers are a wonderful convenience, aren’t they? When you come home after a long day at work, you can just drive right in and close the door, ensuring you don’t have to see … Continue reading How to Love Your Neighbor from a Distance