Read the Word Daily

Would you like to read the Word daily, but don’t know where to begin? Reading our Daily Devotionals is a good way to develop the habit of studying the Scriptures.

Daily Devotionals - May 2021
17 May.

“Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God” (1 John 4:7).

We know we are born of God when we love others. Love is the distinguishing mark of a Christian.

16 May.

“Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward” (Hebrews 10:35).

Our confidence connects us to the promises of God. We mustn’t allow the enemy to steal it from us.

15 May.

“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” (John 10:10).

Satan’s mission is to steal, kill, and destroy our lives. Jesus came to give us abundant life.

14 May.

“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh” (Luke 6:45).

Our words will disclose what is in our heart.

13 May.

“Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds” (Colossians 3:9).

In Christ we are new creations. We can put off our old selves and everything we used to do, and embrace our new natures.

12 May.

“No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD” (Isaiah 54:17).

There is no attack of the enemy that can be successful against the Christian who knows and believes God’s love. Satan’s weapons may form, but they won’t succeed in their mission to destroy us.

11 May.

“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee” (Hebrews 13:5).

We don’t have to be concerned about our circumstances and situations. God’s promise to never leave or forsake us is the assurance we need that all is well.

10 May.

“If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king” (Daniel 3:17).

God delivers His people from the hand of the enemy. All we have to do is trust Him.

9 May.

“A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee” (Psalm 91:7).

There is nothing to fear when we know God is with us. No matter what is going on around us, it won’t touch us when we put our trust in His love for us.

8 May.

“But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many” (Romans 5:15).

We were all born into sin because of Adam’s transgression; however, through Jesus Christ we can be recipients of the grace that makes us righteous by faith.

7 May.

“To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved” (Ephesians 1:6).

We are God’s beloved. We can come to Him as we are; He accepts and loves us unconditionally.

6 May.

“The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?” (Psalm 118:6).

God is our partner in life. We have nothing to fear when we’re convinced that He’s with us at all times.

5 May.

“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted” (Isaiah 53:4).

Jesus Christ carried every one of our griefs, sorrows, and sicknesses. He was stricken with these things so that we wouldn’t have to bear them.

4 May.

“The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God” (Romans 8:16).

When we become born again, the Holy Spirit comes to live inside our spirits. He confirms to us that we belong to God.

3 May.

“Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began” (2 Timothy 1:9).

Our purpose and calling in Christ were established before the world even came into existence. We all have specific assignments that God has equipped us to fulfill.

2 May.

“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?” (Romans 8:31)

God is on our side. When He backs us up, nothing can come against us and succeed.

1 May.

“For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world” (Hebrews 4:3).

When we have truly received the finished works of Christ, the result is that we rest. We simply receive what He has already done.