Daily Hope Devotional

Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness

If you want to make healthy choices to be well and whole again, you have to learn to be meek. Matthew 5:5 says, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (NIV). The … Continue reading Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness

A Fresh Start After Sexual Sin

God’s standards never change. Premarital sex is unacceptable. It always has been. It always will be. Living together without getting married is unacceptable to God. It always has been. It always will be. Adultery, being … Continue reading A Fresh Start After Sexual Sin

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

When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them

I mentioned in yesterday’s devotional that everyone trusts in something. We can even make good things — like our marriages, our families, or even our ministries in the church — into idols. But trusting in … Continue reading When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them

Not Trusting God Leads to Stress

Everyone trusts something. The question is, what — or who — do you trust? Our society tends to spurn trust — or at least we say we do. We’re skeptical of everyone and everything. We … Continue reading Not Trusting God Leads to Stress

You Don’t Have to Live with Guilt

God is always ready to give you another chance. That’s a bedrock piece of Christianity. We’ve all been irresponsible. We’ve all screwed up. The Bible tells us, “Not a single person on earth is always … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Live with Guilt

God’s Power to Keep Going

The Bible tells us that God always finishes what he starts: “God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished” (Philippians 1:6 NLT). It doesn’t say, “God … Continue reading God’s Power to Keep Going

God’s Free Gift of Salvation Is Offered to Everyone

There are more than 7,000 promises in the Bible from God to you. They’re like blank checks just waiting on you to cash. And with every promise, there’s a premise. In the Bible’s most famous … Continue reading God’s Free Gift of Salvation Is Offered to Everyone

God’s Great Gift

The greatest gift you’ve ever been given wasn’t bought in a store. No cash exchanged hands. It wasn’t even wrapped. Yet it cost the Giver everything. The Bible says God sent his Son to earth … Continue reading God’s Great Gift

Standing Strong on God’s Extravagant Love

Everything in life changes—relationships, jobs, fame. One minute you feel like a hero; the next minute you feel like a zero. But there’s one thing in the universe that will never change: God’s love. Knowing … Continue reading Standing Strong on God’s Extravagant Love