Daily Hope Devotionals - Proverbs 21

Make a Plan to Manage Your Money

As a pastor for 42 years, I spoke with many couples who struggled in their marriage and were even going through a separation. And I can tell you that the number one reason couples get … Continue reading Make a Plan to Manage Your Money

Why You Pray Is More Important Than What You Pray For

God wants to bless your life and then watch you bless other people’s lives with the same benefits he gives to you. In fact, one condition for answered prayer is a willingness to use God’s … Continue reading Why You Pray Is More Important Than What You Pray For

A Simple Plan for Your Quiet Time

Having a quiet time is like many other activities you might do in life, in at least one respect: To be successful, it helps to have a plan. The Bible says, “The plans of the … Continue reading A Simple Plan for Your Quiet Time

Two Times When God Wants You to Take It Slow

Today is the last day that we’re looking together at timing. We’ve looked at times God wants you to move quickly and times when you should take life slowly. Let’s think about two more times … Continue reading Two Times When God Wants You to Take It Slow

Save for Tomorrow, Don’t Just Live for Today

John D. Rockefeller was the wealthiest man of his time and was often asked about the secret of his wealth. His answer became known as the 10-10-80 principle. He’d tell people that he got wealthy … Continue reading Save for Tomorrow, Don’t Just Live for Today

How to Start the Climb out of Debt

God makes it abundantly clear in the Bible how he feels about debt. Proverbs says, “Don’t withhold repayment of your debts” (Proverbs 3:27 TLB). And in Romans you can read, “Let no debt remain outstanding” … Continue reading How to Start the Climb out of Debt

Tell Your Money Where You Want It to Go

Most everyone wants to be financially responsible. And if you’re a follower of Jesus, you want to experience God’s blessing in your finances. One step in reaching those goals is to plan your spending—to develop … Continue reading Tell Your Money Where You Want It to Go

Financial Blessing Requires Careful Planning

If you want to be financially strong, you need to start writing down what you spend until you know where all your money is going. This is the principle of accounting. You’ve got to keep … Continue reading Financial Blessing Requires Careful Planning

The Power of a Focused Life

If you want God to use you in great ways, you need focus. The more focused you are, the more effective you’ll be—and the more God will use you. There’s awesome power in focus. Diffused … Continue reading The Power of a Focused Life

End Your Day with a Good Word

How you end your day makes all the difference in how you sleep. And how you sleep makes all the difference in how you’re able to function the next day. To live with purpose, you … Continue reading End Your Day with a Good Word