Daily Hope Devotionals - Relationships

How Do You Get God’s Peace?

God has promised to give you peace of mind. In fact, one of God’s names is Jehovah Shalom, which means, “I am the God of peace.” Finding peace is one of our deepest needs. God … Continue reading How Do You Get God’s Peace?

The Battle for Sexual 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. Anytime you … Continue reading The Battle for Sexual Purity Starts in Your Mind

Four Steps to Forgiving Others

Too many of us don’t really understand what forgiveness is. I’m convinced that if more people knew what real forgiveness looked like, they’d be much more willing to forgive instead of holding on to past … Continue reading Four Steps to Forgiving Others

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 doesn’t make any sense! If anyone ever had a reason to be resentful, it … 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! In today’s world, there are many activities in our society that … Continue reading You Can Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

Every Person Is Worthy of Respect

Respect has become an endangered value. Yet the Bible makes it clear that stable families—and stable societies—are built around respect. The Bible commands us to honor our parents, respect civil authority, and respect church leaders. … Continue reading Every Person Is Worthy of Respect

The Cost of Misplaced Anger

Anger has a price tag. When you realize that truth, you’re more likely to control the anger in your life. The Bible tells us, “A hot-tempered man . . . gets into all kinds of … Continue reading The Cost of Misplaced Anger

Three Things to Avoid When You’re Angry

We all get angry from time to time. We may handle it differently, but none of us can escape the emotion entirely. But just because we get angry doesn’t mean we’re sinning. The Bible says, … Continue reading Three Things to Avoid When You’re Angry

Are You Ready to Respond Responsibly?

Some of the clearest evidence of maturity and responsibility in your life is when you can handle the pressures, problems, and pains of life without becoming angry. The key to responsibility is learning to control … Continue reading Are You Ready to Respond Responsibly?