Daily Hope Devotionals - Values

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

What Should You Do on the Sabbath?

We each must consciously decide to make time for things other than work. If we don’t, we’ll never rest. We’ll quickly burn out! It’s like a bow and arrow. When a bow is constantly strung … Continue reading What Should You Do on the Sabbath?

You’re Not God—Stop Acting Like It!

You’re not God. You don’t have all the answers. You can’t do everything. If you’re struggling to find balance in your life, those admissions can transform everything. The Bible says, “Only someone too stupid to … Continue reading You’re Not God—Stop Acting Like It!

The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

If you want to live a truly balanced life, you can only look at one person in all of history as your model: Jesus. When you put him at the center of your life, your … Continue reading The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus

Don’t Confuse Your Work and Your Worth

We can come up with many excuses for overworking. Sometimes we blame it on needing to provide for our family. Other times we insist our work is so important that to slow down would be … Continue reading Don’t Confuse Your Work and Your Worth

Just Enough Time to Do God’s Will

In a 21st century world where we’re overworked, overstressed, and over-scheduled, this may be one of the most significant and freeing sentences you’ll ever read: You have just enough time to do God’s will. That … Continue reading Just Enough Time to Do God’s Will

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

God Is Working It All Out

One of the great fears we all face is the fear of the future. We fear for the futures of our families, our friends, our jobs, our communities—and everything else in between. It’s natural. We’re … Continue reading God Is Working It All Out

God’s Answer for Your Fear

I’ve talked to hundreds of people about why they don’t fully trust God. Usually it’s one of three things: People are afraid that if they give their lives fully to God, they’ll lose their freedom, … Continue reading God’s Answer for Your Fear