Daily Hope Devotionals - Purpose

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?

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

Two Ways to Examine Your Experiences

An unexamined experience is worthless. There are people who are 50 years old who haven’t lived 50 years. They’ve lived one year 50 times. They’re still making the same mistakes because they never stop and … Continue reading Two Ways to Examine Your Experiences

What to Do With Unused Ability

All of us have unused abilities. But there are three ways that you can start cultivating your abilities so that they are being used for good and for God’s glory. 1. Estimate your abilities. Do … Continue reading What to Do With Unused Ability

Every Believer Has Spiritual Gifts

When you understand how God has uniquely shaped you, then you know what purpose he has created you for. Understanding that purpose helps you to focus your life and make better use of the time … Continue reading Every Believer Has Spiritual Gifts

Even Your Weaknesses Bring Glory to God

Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, Experiences—these are the five things that make you, you. I call them your SHAPE. Accepting your SHAPE —the unique way God made you that brings glory to him—means you believe … Continue reading Even Your Weaknesses Bring Glory to God

What’s the Big Deal About Your SHAPE?

A number of years ago I started using a little acrostic called SHAPE to talk about the five things that make you, you. SHAPE is the way God wired you for your life. Every area … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Your SHAPE?

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

God Is Always on Time

In the waiting room of life, you can choose to panic. That’s our natural response! We tend to focus on what’s going on around us. We let our circumstances convince us that there is no … Continue reading God Is Always on Time

You’re Not Alone in the Waiting Room

When you’re waiting on God, remember that you’re in good company. Millions of saints before you have sat in God’s waiting room. You’re not alone! In fact, if you’re in the waiting room right now—maybe … Continue reading You’re Not Alone in the Waiting Room