Daily Devotions

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.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

What You Want vs. What You Need

As the waiter walks by the table, my eyes are drawn to the cheeseburger platter with piles of onion rings and a big chocolate malt. My tastebuds shout, “Now THAT is what I want!”  Then I see salads front and center on the menu. “Hmmm… Tough choice. The burger looks like what I want, but… Read more

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

I Can Fix It! (No You Can’t)

“I can fix it” are four of the most famous last words in modern society, and the last four before I was electrocuted.  During seminary, I worked as a “Facilities Manager” at First Lutheran Church in White Bear Lake, Minn. I spent most of my time at my pastoral internship at a church plant, but… Read more

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Where is God in the Battle?

If you have ever seen Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, this Bible passage might seem familiar to you. It is the story of human beings trying to use God’s power for their own ends which inevitably leads to their defeat. 1 Samuel 4-5 challenges both the Philistines and the Israelites about… Read more

Monday, March 25, 2024

Miracles Happen

Do you believe in miracles? The Bible revolves around miracles, from the beginning of creation to the coming of a new heaven and a new earth. Each new day gives us the miracle of life. Three amazing women play a pivotal part in the miraculous story of God’s chosen people. The first is Sarah, wife… Read more