Daily Hope Devotional

If You Want to Change, Start with Your Thinking

Change requires new thinking. In order to change, we must learn the truth and start making good choices, but we also must change the way we think. The way you think determines the way you … Continue reading If You Want to Change, Start with Your Thinking

If You Want to Change, Then Face the Truth

The secret to personal change is not willpower. The secret is to know and face the truth. You must know and face the truth about yourself and your nature if you want to change. Nothing … Continue reading If You Want to Change, Then Face the Truth

Six Ways to Maintain Integrity

Integrity demands that every area of your life is treated with the same intensity. You have the same commitment to excellence in your marriage as you do in your career. You have the same commitment … Continue reading Six Ways to Maintain Integrity

The Battle for Purity Starts in Your Mind

Every temptation starts in the mind. Proverbs 4:23 says, “Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life” (NCV). The battle for sexual purity is won or lost in your mind. Any time … Continue reading The Battle for Purity Starts in Your Mind

Four Steps to Forgiving Others

Too many of us don’t really understand what forgiveness is. We struggle through all kinds of misconceptions about what it means to forgive others. I mentioned a few of these specific misconceptions in yesterday’s devotional. … Continue reading Four Steps to Forgiving Others

Forgive Others Because You Need Forgiveness, Too

Forgiveness is a two-way street. You can’t expect others to forgive you if you are unwilling to forgive them. Jesus says it like this: “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, … Continue reading Forgive Others Because You Need Forgiveness, Too

Resentment Hurts You More Than Anyone Else

If you hang on to resentment, it will always hurt you more than anyone else. Resentment is self-destructive and counterproductive. Resentment just makes no sense. If any guy ever had a reason to be resentful, … Continue reading Resentment Hurts You More Than Anyone Else

How Do You Treat People Who Serve You?

One of the greatest tests of your character is how you treat people who are trying to serve you. Whether it’s a waitress, a waiter, a clerk, an employee, a secretary, your children, or your … Continue reading How Do You Treat People Who Serve You?

You Can Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

Many people, including Christians, think they only have to show respect for people with whom they agree. Nothing could be further from the truth. As a believer in today’s world, there are many activities in … Continue reading You Can Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

Every Person Is Worthy of Respect

Respect has become an endangered value over the past few decades. We live in the “Age of Irreverence,” where sarcasm rules the day and everyone loves a good put down. Yet the Bible makes it … Continue reading Every Person Is Worthy of Respect