Daily Hope Devotionals - Wisdom

Pay Attention to Satan’s Predictable Patterns

You can’t defeat temptation if you don’t understand how it works. The only good thing we can say about Satan is that he doesn’t have any new ideas. He’s used the same temptations over and … Continue reading Pay Attention to Satan’s Predictable Patterns

You Need to Think About What You Think About

Every behavior is based on a belief. If you act scared, it’s because you believe scary thoughts at that moment. If you act resentful, it’s because you believe you’ve been devalued, and so you’re going … Continue reading You Need to Think About What You Think About

How We Learn from Pain

There are some things we only learn through pain—and sometimes it’s through the pain of other people. It’s wise to learn from your own experiences, but it’s wiser to learn from the experiences of others—and … Continue reading How We Learn from Pain

Jesus Offers Three Kinds of Life

Most people never learn how to really live. They’re just existing. Jesus said in John 10:10, “I have come in order that you might have life—life in all its fullness” (GNT). He came at Christmas … Continue reading Jesus Offers Three Kinds of Life

Make Time for What Matters at Christmas

This Christmas, consider doing less, not more. By simplifying your life, you’ll have more enjoyment, more fulfillment, and less stress. At one of the busiest times of the year, we need to make sure we’re … Continue reading Make Time for What Matters at Christmas

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Urgent

It may feel like the 365 days you’re given each year aren’t enough time to do everything you want to do. In fact, you probably feel like there aren’t enough minutes in this day to … Continue reading How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Urgent

Failure Can Be Good for You

We usually think of failure as negative. But wise people know how to take advantage of failure. They learn from it. They use it as an education. One of your purposes in life is to … Continue reading Failure Can Be Good for You

Are You Too Tired to Love Others Well?

It’s hard to love when you’re tired. That’s right: Your physical condition has a strong impact on your relationships. Having energy makes a big difference! What happens to your relationships when you’re run down? Things … Continue reading Are You Too Tired to Love Others Well?

Anger Is a Choice

If you want to tame your temper, you must resolve to manage it. You have to quit saying, “I can’t control it!” and realize that you can. Just like love, anger is a choice. When … Continue reading Anger Is a Choice

Love Lets It Go

Some people always want their own way. They’ve got a right way and a wrong way to do something, and your way is always the wrong way. When you don’t meet their standards, they’re going … Continue reading Love Lets It Go