Daily Hope Devotionals - Stress

God Gives the Bitter Ingredients Purpose

Most people don’t know that I am a “master” cake builder (my family, at least, thinks I am). Years ago, I decided to learn how to bake cakes. I figured that, if I wanted to … Continue reading God Gives the Bitter Ingredients Purpose

Change Is for Your Good

Change is unavoidable. We all know that—but we still often act surprised when things don’t stay the same. When change happens, we can complain and grumble, get mad, and blame other people. We can even … Continue reading Change Is for Your Good

Understand God Is on Your Side

No matter what you’re going to face in the next week, month, or year, you’re not going to face it alone. God is with you, he is in you, and he is for you. Philippians … Continue reading Understand God Is on Your Side

Where Do You Get the Power to Keep Going?

If you’ve ever been at a race, then you’ve heard spectators shout, “Keep going!” to motivate the athletes. That’s also great advice for anyone who feels emotionally, mentally, or spiritually exhausted from running the marathon … Continue reading Where Do You Get the Power to Keep Going?

You Don’t Have to Fear Failure

In some cultures, failure is almost the unpardonable sin. That’s because we idolize success. But that kind of pressure creates major stress for people. The fear of failure has many different faces. It can cause … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Fear Failure

Learn How to Be Gentle by Walking With Jesus

Gentleness is important for so many reasons. It defuses conflict. It disarms critics. It’s persuasive. It’s attractive. It communicates love. Most importantly, gentleness makes you more like Jesus. In Matthew 11:28-29, Jesus says, “Come to … Continue reading Learn How to Be Gentle by Walking With Jesus

Where to Find Financial Security

Where do you find your security? Putting your trust in your bank account, your job, or your investments is a recipe for heartache. Why? Because you can lose all of those things. You need to … Continue reading Where to Find Financial Security

Changing Starts With Choosing

Are you looking for a fresh start? I don’t mean moving to a new town. I’m talking about a reset in any area of your life that is stuck. You will go through many resets … Continue reading Changing Starts With Choosing

Are You God-Centered or Self-Centered?

What will be the center of your life? In other words, who or what are you going to live for? You have a lot of options. You can center your life around a career, a … Continue reading Are You God-Centered or Self-Centered?

How Do Gentleness and Humility Reduce Stress?

No matter what part of the world you’re reading this from today, it’s likely you’re living in a culture that’s stressed out. This is not anything new. People have always dealt with stress. In the … Continue reading How Do Gentleness and Humility Reduce Stress?