How do we persevere in hard times? When platitudes and “positive thinking” fail us, God gives us lasting hope through his Word. This sustaining certainty is based not on our state of mind but on the security of God’s character expressed consistently and reliably through his promises. In this 31-day devotional, John Crotts brings hope to the hearts of troubled Christians by showing how God’s power, plans, and care offer substantive hope for every kind of trial and failure.
In the 31-Day Devotionals for Life series, biblical counselors and Bible teachers guide you through Scripture passages that speak to specific situations or struggles, helping you to apply God’s Word to your life in practical ways day after day.
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John Crotts (MDiv, The Master’s Seminary; DMin, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is senior pastor of Faith Bible Church in Sharpsburg, Georgia, and the author of several books.
“John has excelled in this devotional format, turning the angles of biblical hope like a diamond, bringing forth the true hope we have in Jesus and his hope-giving Word.”
—Brian Borgman, Founding Pastor, Grace Community Church, Minden, Nevada
“John has written what I’d like to call ‘spiritual B12 shots of hope.’. . . I encourage readers of this great book to take their own ‘daily dose’ of hope in God and his promises and to spread it around.”
—Stuart W. Scott, Professor of Biblical Counseling, Graduate Program of The Master’s University
“John’s personal faith runs as a thread throughout the whole book, bringing authentic wisdom and encouragement to the life of any Christian who seeks to be reminded afresh of the unshakeable hope Christ provides in a broken world.”
—Brian Croft, Founder and Executive Director, Practical Shepherding
“This devotional will get the brother or sister who needs hope back into the Word on a daily basis through bite-sized portions.”
—Jim Newheiser, Director of the Christian Counseling Program, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte