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Make the Right Decision, Not Just a Fast One - Daily Hope with Rick Warren - May 22, 2020

  • 2020 May 22

Make the Right Decision, Not Just a Fast One
By Rick Warren 

“Daniel went at once to see the king and requested more time to tell the king what the dream meant” (Daniel 2:16 NLT).

When you’re asked to do something that’s impossible, you start by refusing to panic and by getting all the facts. Then, you ask for more time. 

Why? Because your biggest temptation in the midst of crisis is to be impulsive. You’re typically not thinking rationally. You’re thinking emotionally. You want to make a quick decision. 

But it’s more important to make the right decision than a fast decision. 

A wrong decision is wrong, no matter how quickly you make it. So step back, take a deep breath, calm down, and talk to God. 

Daniel did this when the king asked him to interpret a dream (after the king ordered the killing of the first few people who tried): “Daniel went at once to see the king and requested more time to tell the king what the dream meant” (Daniel 2:16 NLT).

He gives us a great model for dealing with a high-pressure situation by asking for more time and then talking to God about it. 

You’re more likely to make a better decision when you don’t rush to make a quick one. Take your time.

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“Perhaps the most important role you can play in the life of a child is teaching them to trust God through prayer. It’s the key to living with hope.” —Pastor Rick

That’s why it’s so important to strengthen the hope of kids by introducing them to Jesus’ model for prayer at an early age. And we’re excited to help you do that with Pastor Rick’s children’s book, The Lord’s Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness.

Filled with thoughtful insights from Pastor Rick as well as stunning illustrations from award-winning artist, Richard Jesse Watson, this book brings the poetic scripture from the King James Version alive for readers young and old. It’s sure to become a meaningful bedtime ritual, a treasured memory, and by God’s grace, a legacy that bears good fruit for generations to come.

This book is a perfect way to share the beauty and richness of The Lord’s Prayer with the children the Lord has placed in your life. And it’s our thanks for your gift below to help Daily Hope take the Good News to more people everywhere. So please request a copy for yourself or a friend today, and thanks for your generosity!

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