“Sow righteousness for yourselves,
reap the fruit of unfailing love,
and break up your unplowed ground;
for it is time to seek the Lord,
until he comes
and showers his righteousness on you.”
The start of a new year offers a wonderful opportunity to commit to seeking the Lord even more intentionally. As 2019 begins, we invite you to join us in a HOPE-themed devotional. Created with our friends at YouVersion, the plans are available online or via the YouVersion app.
Here are three options we suggest, based on what God might be inviting you to this year:
If you have a desire for personal growth, we recommend …
What’s in Your Hands?
When we approach God with our dreams and desires, we often focus on what we don’t have. We tell Him we could do more if He’d give us more skills or resources. We compare what we’ve been given to the gifts of others. But often, our patient Father responds with an unexpected question: What’s in your hands?
If you’re wanting a group plan to study with others, we recommend …
Created for Community
Despite our almost constant interaction with others, surveys reveal that we feel more alone than ever. This five-part devotional series, designed for individual or small-group study, reveals God’s own longing for community and explores how to pursue wholeness in our relationships today in light of His perfect design.
If you’re looking for practical ways to pursue unity amidst today’s division, we recommend …
Rooting for Rivals
Jesus’ longest recorded prayer was for the unity of His followers. Yet we find ourselves in a time of deep division. Uncover the forces that undermine our unity in Christ, discover practical recommendations to combat division, and explore how collaboration and generosity increase our Kingdom impact. This plan is based on the book Rooting for Rivals, by Peter Greer, Chris Horst, and Jill Heisey.
See more YouVersion devotional plans from HOPE.