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 2020
29 May.

“And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing” (Luke 22:35).

God cares about our physical and material needs. He has already provided for everything we’ll ever need.

28 May.

“For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole” (Mark 5:28).

Our faith in Jesus is what gets results in our lives.

27 May.

“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God” (Philippians 4:6).

We must refuse to worry. Instead, we can bring our prayer requests to God, thanking Him in advance for the answers.

26 May.

“And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together” (Romans 8:17).

As joint-heirs with Christ, everything that belongs to Him is ours.

25 May.

“The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD’s: but the earth hath he given to the children of men” (Psalm 115:16).

God has granted absolute dominion and authority to those who are in Christ. The earth belongs to us!

24 May.

“Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours” (1 Corinthians 3:21).

The resources of the earth belong to the children of God. We must take dominion as God’s representatives.

23 May.

“And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward: For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever” (Genesis 13:14, 15).

God is a promise-keeping God. His plans for our lives are greater than anything we could ever imagine.

22 May.

“And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23).

Christlikeness involves selflessly following Christ.

21 May.

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ” (Ephesians 1:3).

If we’re in Christ, we’ve been blessed with every spiritual blessing in heaven. We must believe we have received the inheritance that belongs to us.

20 May.

“A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just” (Proverbs 13:22).

The divine wealth transfer is taking place now. Believers must position themselves to receive God’s resources in these last days.

19 May.

“Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them” (Mark 11:24).

When we pray, we mustn’t doubt. We must instead believe we receive the answers to our prayers at that moment.

18 May.

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end” (Jeremiah 29:11).

God has only good things in mind for our lives. He has a divine purpose for each of us.

17 May.

“My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee” (Proverbs 7:1).

It’s important to allow the Word to be deeply rooted in our spirits. It sustains us in hard times.

16 May.

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound” (Isaiah 61:1).

Jesus’ mission was to liberate people from the oppression of the devil.

15 May.

“For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband…” (1 Corinthians 7:14).

If our spouse isn’t a believer but we are, we can rest in God’s promise that our decision for Christ will set our spouse apart for God as well.

14 May.

“Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life” (Jude 1:21).

Praying in the Holy Spirit is a key to keeping the love of God stirred up on the inside of us.

13 May.

“Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy” (Jude 1:24).

God’s grace is what keeps us from falling. We release our faith in His supernatural empowerment to protect and preserve our lives.

12 May.

“(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds); Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:4, 5).

We are called to cast down wicked thoughts and command our minds to line up with the Word of God. Believers have real authority.

11 May.

“This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh” (Galatians 5:16).

Walking in the Spirit entails governing our lives according to the Word of God. This is how we keep our flesh in check.

10 May.

“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19).

Confidence in God’s ability and willingness to provide for us is the key to seeing His provision manifest in our lives.

9 May.

“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God…” (1 John 3:1).

God’s love and grace extended toward us enables us to be a part of His family.

8 May.

“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches…” (Revelation 2:7).

We must open our ears and hearts to receive what the Holy Spirit is telling us. He wants to lead and guide us into the truth.

7 May.

“This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die” (John 6:50).

Jesus is the living bread that sustains our spiritual lives. Feed on the Word of God daily.

6 May.

“While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word” (Acts 10:44).

When the Word is preached, the Holy Spirit shows up.

5 May.

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28).

When we love God and pray the will of God for our lives, He makes sure that all things work together for our good.

4 May.

“Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life” (2 Corinthians 3:6).

Believers are part of a new covenant that is governed by the Holy Spirit’s leading, not the Law of Moses. When we live a Spirit-led life, we fulfill the Word of God.

3 May.

“One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all” (Ephesians 4:6).

There is one true and living God, and He lives and operates through His people.

2 May.

“Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him” (Acts 10:34, 35).

Anyone who accepts Jesus as his or her Lord and Savior is accepted by God, regardless of one’s background, ethnicity, or social status.

1 May.

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Matthew 26:41, NIV).

Discipline in prayer is essential for avoiding the wiles of the devil.