Category Archives: thoughts by Rick Warren

If You Want to Change, Start with Your Thinking

“Let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes” Ephesians 4:23  (NLT, 2ndedition). Change requires new thinking. In order to change, we must learn the truth and start making good choices, but we also must change the way we think. The … Continue reading

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How Gentleness Calms Conflict

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) Have you noticed that human beings have a tendency to mimic the emotions of people across from us? The reason we do this is … Continue reading

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Remember the Best; Forget the Rest

“I thank my God every time I remember you.” Philippians 1:3 (NIV) What do you remember about people? Continue reading

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How to Have Lasting Change in Your Life

you want to have lasting change in your life, you need to refocus your mind. “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by… Continue reading

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Stress Management: Don’t Worry

“Don’t worry about anything.” Philippians 4:6 (NLT) The number one source of stress in your life is not work. It’s worry. Work doesn’t keep you up at night; worry does. God is very clear in the Bible what he thinks … Continue reading

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Jesus Comes to You in Your Storm

“About three o’clock in the morning Jesus came toward them, walking on the water” Mark 6:48b Have you ever had a storm blow you off course? Continue reading

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Stop Trying to Prove Yourself Worthy of Grace

“For it is by God’s grace that you have been saved through faith. It is not the result of your own efforts, but God’s gift, so that no one can boast about it.” Ephesians 2:8-9 (TEV) The saving grace of … Continue reading

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Rick Warren: Trust God One Day at a Time

TRUST GOD ONE DAY AT A TIME. “Don’t worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need… Continue reading

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Do You See Others the Way Jesus Does?

Do You See Others the Way Jesus Does? Continue reading

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How Does God Expect You to Love People Who’ve Hurt You?

#DailyDevotional So what does God expect? How does he expect you to love the destructive people who’ve hurt you? Continue reading

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God is Working, Regardless of How You Feel

Believe God is working in your life even when you don’t feel it. Spiritual growth is sometimes tedious work, one small step at a time. Gradual improvement. Continue reading

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God’s Love is Always with You

“Surely your … unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life” Psalm 23:6a Like goodness, God’s unfailing love follows us in life. Continue reading

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Let Go and Know God is in Control

Let Go and Know God is in Control : Psalm 46:10 says, “Let go of your concerns! Then you will know that I am God. Continue reading

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Come Home to God’s Rest

“If you are tired from carrying heavy burdens, come to me and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 Continue reading

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Don’t Give into Your Fears

“From such terrible dangers of death he saved us, and will save us; and we have placed our hope in him that he will save us again.”
2 Corinthians 1:10 Continue reading

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