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.

Monday, January 16, 2023

The Children’s Food

Jan. 16, 2023 – Matthew 15 Of all the stories in the Bible about Jesus’ life, one of the most difficult is found in our reading, Matthew 15. It is shocking—even offensive. The story in question is verses 21-28 and misunderstanding it has led many to doubt Jesus… Read more

Friday, January 13, 2023

Hey, Whatever Happened to…

Jan. 13, 2023 – Matthew 13 Something never sat quite right with me:  Jesus does all of these miracles, teaches about the inclusive kingdom of God, and makes people’s lives better, and the people from his hometown get… angry?  In Matthew 13, we hear all about how Jesus was rejected in… Read more

Thursday, January 12, 2023

When THIS is really about THAT

Have you ever done something for so often or so long that it becomes about something else entirely? When we first read of God giving the Law to God’s people (the Israelites), it’s in the second book of the Bible, an estimated 1,500 years before Jesus was born. By the time we reach the time… Read more

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Miracles Are Overrated

Miracles are overrated. Do I have your attention? I mean, I get it, some of the miracles Jesus did were pretty incredible, but the reason I say that they’re overrated is because Jesus himself expressed frustration at people’s preoccupation with them. And while he’s talking to folks a long time ago about other groups of… Read more