Scripture Readings

“A WORD FOR TODAY”

(All Scriptures are from the King James Version of the Bible.)

Day 1

God and the little that you have are greater than the treasures of this world

Better is little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Proverbs 15:16

Day 2

Walk like Jesus

He that saith he abideth in Him ought himself also so to walk, even as He walked.

I John 2:6

Day 3

God keeps His promises

The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to usward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

2 Peter 3:9

Day 4

God Proved His Love For You

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.

St. John 3:15-16

Day 5

Love God. Love One Another

...and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

Mark 12:30-31

Day 6

Let God Lead You

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Day 7

Will You Be Ready When Jesus Comes?

...and they that were ready went in with Him to the marriage: and the door was shut. Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us. But He answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not. Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

Matthew 25:10b-13

Day 8

Stop Worrying. God knows What you Need

Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

Matthew 6:31-32

Day 9

Live One Day At-A-Time

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Matthew 6:34

Day 10

Confess and Be Forgiven

I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Psalm 32:5

Day 11

Be Not Afraid

But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

Psalm 3:3

Day 12

Wait on God

Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

Psalm 27:14

Day 13

Help in the Time of Distress

In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: He heard my voice out of His temple, and my cry came before Him, even into His ears.

Psalm 18:6

Day 14

What God Desires

For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Hosea 6:6

Day 15

Obedience is Better

...Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

I Samuel 15:22b

Day 16

Put Away Bitterness

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice.

Ephesians 4:31

Day 17

Let Your Light Shine Wherever You Go

...Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:16

Day 18

Help in Times of Temptation

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Psalm 119:11

Day 19

Redemption Through Christ Jesus

Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:

Galatians 3:13

Day 20

Blessings for Obedience

And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God.

Deuteronomy 28:2

Day 21

God is Our Provider

But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19

Day 22

The Love of God

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:38-39

Day 23

One Benefit of Pleasing God

When a man’s ways please the Lord, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 16:7

Day 24

Contentment Through Christ

...For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Philippians 4:11, 13

Day 25

Christ Cares for You

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you.

I Peter 5:6-7

Day 26

God’s Treasure Can Be Ours

The Lord shall open unto thee His good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in His season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.

Deuteronomy 28:12

Day 27

Peace of Mind

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee: because he trusteth in Thee.

Isaiah 26:3

Day 28

God is Faithful

God is not a man, that He should lie; neither the son of man, that He should repent: hath He said, and shall He not do it? or hath He spoken, and shall He not make it good?

Numbers 23:19

Day 29

God is All You Need

...If God be for us, who can be against us?

Romans 8:31b

Day 30

Sign of a True Disciple

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are My disciples, if ye have love one to another.

St. John 13:34-35