“Why are the nations so angry? Why do they waste their time with futile plans? … The Lord scoffs at them…” (Psalm 2:1, 4). How should Christians use their positions of influence and power? Let’s consider our Savior… When Jesus arrived, powerful people received him as a threat, and he certainly was to their comfort… Read more
Get Connected With Daily Devotions
Read devotions written by Hope pastors and staff every weekday that align with our daily Bible readings! We hope you use these devotions as a way to dig deeper into Scripture during the weekdays and join us for worship on the weekends to continue growing in your faith. You may download and print our daily Bible readings checklist to track your progress as you read through the Bible.
“King Herod was deeply disturbed when he heard this … He was furious when he realized that the wise men had outwitted him” (Matthew 2:3, 13). History tells us that Herod the Great was a powerful king with a knack for organizing and developing major projects throughout the Kingdom of Judea. But he was a… Read more
“King Herod was deeply disturbed when he heard this, as was everyone in Jerusalem. He called a meeting of leading priests and teachers of religious law and asked, “Where is the Messiah supposed to be born?” The serene nativity scene we often associate with Christmas might mislead us to believe Jesus’ arrival was only a… Read more
“At that time there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon … The Holy Spirit was upon him and had revealed to him that he would not die until he had seen the Lord’s Messiah” (Luke 2:25-26) An elderly man held a newborn in the temple, overwhelmed with laughter and awe. He claimed to have… Read more