Daily Hope Devotionals - Knowing God

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 your model: Jesus. When you put him at the center of your life, your … Continue reading The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

God’s Answer for Your Fear

I’ve talked to hundreds of people about why they don’t fully trust God. Usually it’s one of three things: People are afraid that if they give their lives fully to God, they’ll lose their freedom, … Continue reading God’s Answer for Your Fear

Can You Really Count on God?

For most of us, the reason we don’t trust God fully with our lives is because we really don’t know him. We usually don’t trust people we don’t know. The same is true with God. … Continue reading Can You Really Count on God?

Not Trusting God Leads to Stress

Everyone trusts something. The question is, in what—or in whom—do you place your trust? Our society tends to spurn trust—or at least we say we do. We’re skeptical of everyone and everything. We don’t trust … Continue reading Not Trusting God Leads to Stress

Responsible People Make the Most of Life

You and I have a variety of great abilities. For some of us it’s the ability to do math; for others it’s the ability to fix computers or to sew. We all have abilities—even if … Continue reading Responsible People Make the Most of Life

Broken Heart? The Lord Is Close

We’ve all had our heart broken in some way—maybe by disappointment, fear, shame, rejection, or ridicule. I would say to you, as your friend, that I’m sorry your heart has been broken. I really am. … Continue reading Broken Heart? The Lord Is Close

To Get More Passionate, Get Closer to God

God gave you a heart, and he has placed in you passions, desires, and dreams. But unless they are under his control, they will be misused, they will be abused, they will be misapplied, they … Continue reading To Get More Passionate, Get Closer to God

You Are Valuable, No Matter Who You Are

Human life reveals God’s purpose and shows God’s glory—so we must always protect the sanctity of life. No matter who you are or where you’re from, you are valuable. And the same is true for … Continue reading You Are Valuable, No Matter Who You Are

Small Lessons Lead to Big Successes

Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and across the wilderness to the Promised Land. It should have only taken them a few weeks, even with a large crowd. But it took them 40 years. … Continue reading Small Lessons Lead to Big Successes

Your Faith Requires Imagination

When you can’t see something physically, you have to imagine it in your mind. That’s why imagination is essential to living by faith. Hebrews 11:1 says, “Faith is confidence in what we hope for and … Continue reading Your Faith Requires Imagination