Daily Hope Devotionals - Psalm 119

If You Know It, Then Do It

Yesterday, we looked at Mark 12:30: “You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength” (NLT). One way to look at this verse is to focus on loving … Continue reading If You Know It, Then Do It

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

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

How to Love God With All of You

One way to look at today’s verse is to focus on loving God with all your talk, all your feelings, all your thinking, and all your behavior. God shaped you to be primarily a talker, … Continue reading How to Love God With All of You

The Gospel Helps You Stand Your Ground

Conflict makes you an easy target for Satan’s attacks. It doesn’t matter if your conflict is with God, other people, or even yourself—it will open up every area of your life to Satan’s attacks. You … Continue reading The Gospel Helps You Stand Your Ground

Are You Hiding God’s Word on Your Shelf or in Your Heart?

The more of God’s Word you get into your mind, the more defenses you will have against persistent temptation. In fact, the Bible is part of your emergency kit for temptation. The Bible calls this … Continue reading Are You Hiding God’s Word on Your Shelf or in Your Heart?

The Only Truth That Sets You Free

A lot of things that are true won’t set you free. You can learn how to program a computer, but that won’t set you free. You could read all the latest self-help books, but that … Continue reading The Only Truth That Sets You Free

How We Learn from Pain

There are some things we only learn through pain—and sometimes it’s through the pain of other people. It’s wise to learn from your own experiences, but it’s wiser to learn from the experiences of others—and … Continue reading How We Learn from Pain

Are You Too Tired to Love Others Well?

It’s hard to love when you’re tired. That’s right: Your physical condition has a strong impact on your relationships. Having energy makes a big difference! What happens to your relationships when you’re run down? Things … Continue reading Are You Too Tired to Love Others Well?

Trusting God Means Obeying Him Completely

Partial obedience is still disobedience. You can’t just pick and choose which commands of God you will follow. There are two important truths you need to understand related to God’s commands:   God’s standard of … Continue reading Trusting God Means Obeying Him Completely