Daily Hope Devotionals - Romans 12

Learning to Love Difficult People

One of the most important skills you can develop as you walk with Christ is to love difficult people. Here are four loving responses Jesus modeled when he encountered difficult people: Realize you can’t please … Continue reading Learning to Love Difficult People

How to Make the Most of Your Abilities

All of us have unused abilities. Maybe you are still figuring out what your God-given abilities are. Or maybe you have abilities you’ve abandoned or ignored because of life circumstances. But God gave you those … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Your Abilities

How to Serve God Out of Delight

Listen to your heart. That sounds like pop culture fodder, but the Bible says that’s what God wants you to do. He wants you to look at what you’re made to do in order to … Continue reading How to Serve God Out of Delight

Four Ways to Use Your Spiritual Gifts

The moment you become a follower of Jesus, God gives you spiritual gifts. But how do you start using the spiritual gifts God has put inside of you? Here are four ways to get started: … Continue reading Four Ways to Use Your Spiritual Gifts

Four Steps Towards Forgiveness

If you’re like most people, you might have some misconceptions about what it means to forgive. And, because you don’t understand forgiveness, you find it really difficult to forgive. As a follower of Jesus, you … Continue reading Four Steps Towards Forgiveness

How Can You Help?

If you’re driving down the freeway and get a flat tire, and the president of the United States drives by, nobody expects him to stop and help you replace a tire. He’s too important to … Continue reading How Can You Help?

How Do You Forgive?

In January 1956, five American missionaries headed to the rainforest of the eastern Amazon in Ecuador. They were making a second visit to the Huaorani tribe, which anthropologists said was the most vicious, violent society … Continue reading How Do You Forgive?

How to Lessen Your Friend’s Pain

There’s something interesting about pain and joy. Whenever you share a joy, it gets doubled. But it’s the opposite with pain. When you share a pain, it’s halved. So when your friends are going through … Continue reading How to Lessen Your Friend’s Pain

How to Fight Darkness with Light

I don’t know if there’s anything more counter-cultural in the world today than responding to evil with good. And because it’s so counter-cultural, it can be one of the hardest things to do. When there’s … Continue reading How to Fight Darkness with Light

God of Love, God of Justice

Life is not fair. God never said it would be! Life is unfair because there is sin in the world. Jesus came to make things right, and, one day, they will be. But, right now, … Continue reading God of Love, God of Justice