Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, July 20.

July 20


They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. John 17:16

He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. Isa. 53:3

In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33

Such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners. Heb. 7:26

That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation. Phil. 2:15

Jesus of Nazareth ... went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him. Acts 10:38

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. Gal. 6:10

That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. John 1:9

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Matt. 5:14, 16


He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. Prov. 15:15

The joy of the LORD is your strength. Neh. 8:10

The kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Rom. 14:17

Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Eph. 5:18-20

By him ... let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. Heb. 13:15

Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation. Hab. 3:17, 18

Sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing. II Cor. 6:10

We glory in tribulations also. Rom. 5:3

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