Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, September 24.

September 24


It is good for me to draw near to God. Psa. 73:28

LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth. Psa. 26:8

A day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. Psa. 84:10

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple. Psa. 64:5

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. Lam. 3:25

Therefore will the LORD wait that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him. Isa. 30:18

Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us; ... let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience. Heb. 10:19, 20, 22


Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. II Cor. 8:9

The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. John 1:14

Thou art fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into thy lips. Psa. 45:2

All bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. Luke 4:22

Ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. I Pet. 2:3

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself. I John 5:10

We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen. John 3:11

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Psa. 34:8

I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. Song 2:3

He said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. II Cor. 12:9

Unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. Eph. 4:7

As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. I Pet. 4:10

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