For 15 years I was a baseball umpire (spanning all levels from t-ball to NCAA Division III). My dad got me into it when I was 13 years old. And one of the most important lessons he taught me was to be the calm one on the field. My dad told me that I was… Read more
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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.
I’d like to start our devotional today with Eugene Peterson’s paraphrasing of verses 12-17: So don’t sit around on your hands! No more dragging your feet! Clear the path for long-distance runners so no one will trip and fall, so no one will step in a hole and sprain an ankle. Help each other out. Read more
Our reading today continues the message of a pursuit of faith that we read yesterday. The author continues to account the faithful followers of God that came before, such as David and Moses. This lesson of faith in the midst of an enduring journey is reinforced as the author paints for us the dichotomy between… Read more
Our reading today offers a word on the power of faith. The idea is that if there is to be faith, something beyond our senses must pull it into being. In faith, we are being called from despair to hope. To come out of despair sounds liberating, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an easy… Read more