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

October 20


I delight in the law of God after the inward man. Rom. 7:22

O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day. Psa. 119:97

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart. Jer. 15:16

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

I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food. Job 23:12

I delight to do thy will, O my God: thy law is within my heart. Psa. 40:8

My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. John 4:34

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. Psa. 19:8, 10

Be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass. James 1:22, 23


The Lord thy God accept thee. II Sam. 24:23

Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? Micah 6:6-8

We are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags. Isa. 64:6

There is none righteous, no, not one. For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood. To declare ... at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus. Rom. 3:10, 23-26

Accepted in the Beloved. Eph. 1:6

Ye are complete in him. Col. 2:10

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