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

September 20


Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. Prov. 3:13

Whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD. Prov. 8:35

Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might: ... but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD. Jer. 9:23, 24

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. Prov. 9:10

What things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ. Phil. 3:7, 8

In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Col. 2:3

Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. Prov. 8:14

Christ Jesus, . . . is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption. I Cor. 1:30

He that winneth souls is wise. Prov. 11:30


Poor, yet making many rich. II Cor. 6:10

Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich. II Cor. 8:9

Of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. John 1:16

My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Phil. 4:19

God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work. II Cor. 9:8

Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? James 2:5

Not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called: but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty. I Cor. 1:26, 27

We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. II Cor. 4:7

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