Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, August 1.

August 24


I know their sorrows. Exo. 3:7

A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. Isa. 53:3

Touched with the feeling of our infirmities. Heb. 4:15

Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses. Matt. 8:17

Jesus ... being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well. John 4:6

When Jesus ... saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled. John 11:33

Jesus wept. John 11:35

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted. Heb. 2:18

He hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the Lord behold the earth; to hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death. Psa. 102:19, 20

He knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold. Job 23:10

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. Psa. 142:3

He that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye. Zech. 2:8

In all their affliction he was afflicted; and the angel of his presence saved them. Isa. 63:9


I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day. John 9:4

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat. Prov. 13:4

He that watereth shall be watered. Prov. 11:25

My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest: behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. John 4:34, 35

The kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. Matt. 20:1, 2

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season. II Tim. 4:2

Occupy till I come. Luke 19:13

I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. I Cor. 15:10

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