Daily Hope Devotionals - The Habits of Happiness

Invest in Your Eternal Home

Every time you’re generous, you invest in your eternal home. Jesus called this principle “storing up treasure in heaven.” He actually used this phrase six times in the Bible! When Jesus says something six times, … Continue reading Invest in Your Eternal Home

Giving Grows Your Faith

Every time you show generosity out of a loving heart, you strengthen your faith and become more like Jesus. That’s because every time you’re generous, a change takes place in you. Every time you give, … Continue reading Giving Grows Your Faith

Learn to Love by Being Generous

Life is not about things. It’s about learning how to love. One of the best ways to learn to love is through generosity—giving your time, money, effort, and energy. When you’re generous, you’re affirming that … Continue reading Learn to Love by Being Generous

Stress Management Starts in the Mind

The battle with stress in your life begins between your ears. It’s in your thought life. What you fill your mind with determines your level of stress. If you want peace of mind, you have … Continue reading Stress Management Starts in the Mind

Worry About Nothing; Pray About Everything

Anytime I needed something when I was a kid, I’d talk to my dad. Sometimes I needed something expensive, but not once did I worry about where my father was going to get the money … Continue reading Worry About Nothing; Pray About Everything

Give Your Worry to God

Work doesn’t keep you up at night; worry does. In the Bible, God gives clear direction about the role worry should play in your life. Philippians 4:6 says, “Don’t worry about anything” (NLT). Why do … Continue reading Give Your Worry to God

Happiness and Humility Go Together

Humble people are happy people. They never stop growing and learning. The Bible says, “Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith . . . Give yourselves regular checkups. You need firsthand … Continue reading Happiness and Humility Go Together

You’ll Find Happiness as You Get to Know God

Happiness is found in getting to know God a little bit better every day.  In Philippians 3:10, Paul said, “For my determined purpose is that I may . . . progressively become more deeply and … Continue reading You’ll Find Happiness as You Get to Know God

Know What Counts—and What Doesn’t

Every day when you wake up, you need to remind yourself of what counts and what doesn’t count. Don’t be distracted by things that are insignificant and petty. Why is it important to remind yourself … Continue reading Know What Counts—and What Doesn’t

Legalism Robs You of Happiness

Realizing there’s nothing you can do to make God love you more is one of the most liberating feelings in the world—and it is a key to happiness. The Bible says, “We Christians glory in … Continue reading Legalism Robs You of Happiness