Daily Hope Devotional

Wisdom Is a Gift

How do you get wisdom? Do you just decide one day that you’re going to muster up the wisdom you need? Do you make a New Year’s resolution to be wise? No! This is the … Continue reading Wisdom Is a Gift

What Does It Mean to Put God First in Your Life?

The Kingdom of God is a present reality. It’s what we’re to be doing on the earth right now. The power of God is the present resource. It’s the energy God gives you so that … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Put God First in Your Life?

Power in Prayer Starts with Believing God’s Goodness

God wants to show you his goodness—and not just while you’re here on Earth. God wants to show you his goodness forever and ever and ever, for all of eternity. Because God is always good, … Continue reading Power in Prayer Starts with Believing God’s Goodness

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials

Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose brothers sold him into slavery but who ended up becoming second-in-command in Egypt. Years after their betrayal, Joseph confronted his brothers and said, “You intended to … Continue reading Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials

The Connection Between Purpose and Prayer

Is there anything God can’t do? There are a lot of things God can’t do. He can’t deny himself. He can’t be evil. God is good, so by nature, he cannot do bad things. Everything … Continue reading The Connection Between Purpose and Prayer

What Is God Really Like?

If knowing who God is shapes the way we pray, then what is God really like? Well, God has many characteristics. He is all-knowing (omniscient), he is all-powerful (omnipotent), he can be everywhere at the … Continue reading What Is God Really Like?

You Have to Know God to Know How to Talk to Him

Don’t you hate it when people call you on the phone and don’t identify themselves? They just jump right in as soon as you answer, assuming you know who it is. When you don’t know … Continue reading You Have to Know God to Know How to Talk to Him

This Is How God Feels About You

When my three children were small, I used to sneak into each of their rooms at night and sit down by the side of their bed and just watch them sleep. I got so much … Continue reading This Is How God Feels About You

Choose Faith over Fear

The first resolution: Choose to be who God wants you to be. The second resolution: Choose short-term pain for long-term gain. The third resolution: Choose God’s values, not the world’s. And the fourth resolution Moses … Continue reading Choose Faith over Fear

To Hear God, Get Near God

You say, “I want to trust God, but I don’t hear him.” You don’t hear God when your mind is filled with a thousand other distractions. To hear God, you’ve got to get near God. … Continue reading To Hear God, Get Near God