Daily Hope Devotionals - Philippians 1

Your Weaknesses Shape Your Witness to the World

Your witness to the world will come out of your weaknesses, not your strengths. A lot of people have it backwards: They think the world is impressed by Christians’ prosperity. That doesn’t impress the world. … Continue reading Your Weaknesses Shape Your Witness to the World

Why You Need Others During Tough Times

When we experience setbacks, our most common response is our worst response: We want to withdraw, to build a wall around ourselves, to push people away. But that’s the last thing we should do. When … Continue reading Why You Need Others During Tough Times

You Don’t Have to Share the Good News Alone

You were made for a mission. God wants you to share his love with other people—your friends, family, and the people you work with—who are not in his family, because God wants everybody in his … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Share the Good News Alone

How to Work Together to Witness

Each of us has a life message that God wants us to share with the world. Sharing the message is part of our life’s mission. When we share that message with other people, it’s called … Continue reading How to Work Together to Witness

Why Change Doesn’t Happen Instantly

As God moves you toward the better life, you may want change to happen fast. You want instant transformation—a total makeover in an hour. But God is not in a hurry because he’s more interested … Continue reading Why Change Doesn’t Happen Instantly

You Were Created to Be like Christ

Jesus is the only perfect human being who ever lived. He was God in human form and lived a perfect life. Jesus showed us exactly what it means to be fully human.   That’s why … Continue reading You Were Created to Be like Christ

Giving Grows Your Faith

Every time you show generosity out of a loving heart, you strengthen your faith and become more like Jesus. That’s because every time you’re generous, a change takes place in you. Every time you give, … Continue reading Giving Grows Your Faith

To Get Happiness, Give Your Life Away

Happiness comes from serving and giving your life away. Until you understand this, you’re going to struggle to be happy in your life. Happiness comes from self-sacrifice, not self-gratification.  The Apostle Paul could say that … Continue reading To Get Happiness, Give Your Life Away

Focus on Your Purpose, Not the Problem

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

Make the Choice to Rejoice

When things are falling apart, don’t try to work it out yourself. Let God put the pieces back together. If you’re facing a problem, you’ve got two options: You can worship, or you can worry. … Continue reading Make the Choice to Rejoice