Read the Word Daily

Would you like to read the Word daily, but don’t know how to begin? Reading our Daily Devotionals is a good way to develop the habit of studying the scriptures.

Daily Devotionals - January 2021
25 Jan.

“And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us” (Luke 17:13).

There is something about simply crying out to Jesus in our time of need. No matter what the situation, He always responds to a sincere heart.

24 Jan.

“And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” (Luke 18:18).

God will give us the answers to life’s most pressing questions. Eternal life is gained by accepting Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, and following Him wholeheartedly.

23 Jan.

“And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest” (Acts 26:15).

Jesus wants to reveal Himself to us. He’s more than willing to do so if we ask Him to manifest Himself.

22 Jan.

“But godliness with contentment is great gain” (1Timothy 6:6).

Living a godly life, with a sense of contentment found only in Jesus Christ, is the best way to live.

21 Jan.

“But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness” (1 Timothy 4:7).

It is important not to get caught up in discussions, conversations, and “tales” that do not edify us or push us closer to God. Instead, we can focus on developing godliness in our lives, thoughts, words, and deeds.

20 Jan.

“And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory” (1 Timothy 3:16).

Jesus, who was God, came to the earth as a man and was taken up to heaven after His death, burial, and resurrection. He lives even today.

19 Jan.

“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2:5).

Jesus is our heavenly mediator and our “go-between,” who stands in the gap for us and represents us before the Father. Receiving Him gives us unlimited access to the Father throughout eternity.

18 Jan.

“Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all” (2 Thessalonians 3:16).

The peace of God comes directly from God. When we possess this peace, no situation or circumstance can move us from it.

17 Jan.

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you” (2 Thessalonians 3:1).

16 Jan.

“When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe” (2 Thessalonians 1:10).

There is a day coming when all people will acknowledge that Jesus is Lord. We will one day admire Him in all His glory, and He will be glorified in and through us.

15 Jan.

“But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith” (Galatians 3:11).

Living by faith is a lifestyle for those who have been declared righteous through Christ Jesus. We should be exercising our faith twenty-four hours a day.

14 Jan.

“Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?” (Romans 2:4).

God’s goodness causes people to turn to Him. His patience and love toward mankind is beyond our understanding.

13 Jan.

“As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me” (John 6:57).

Jesus is the bread of life. When we partake of Him through communion and fellowship with Him through the written Word, we partake of His life.

12 Jan.

“And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever” (1 John 2:17).

The only thing of lasting value is doing the will of God. This is what we must pursue, not the things of this world that are passing away.

11 Jan.

“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth” (3 John 1:2).

True prosperity flows from our soul and affects our lives in tangible ways. Soul prosperity is the foundation for the abundant life.

10 Jan.

“But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ” (Philippians 3:7).

When we become born-again Christians, the things that were important to us in the world lose their importance. When we let those things go, we gain the kingdom of God.

9 Jan.

“Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves” (Philippians 2:3).

We must be sure that our motives for what we are doing are founded on humility and love, not on pride and personal gain.

8 Jan.

“Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity” (Ephesians 6:24).

God equips us with the empowerment to live a life that pleases Him.

7 Jan.

“And this is love, that we walk after his commandments” (2 John 1:6).

The evidence of our love for God is shown when we obey what He tells us to do.

6 Jan.

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you” (Matthew 6:33).

Seeking God’s way of doing things causes everything else we need to come into our lives.

5 Jan.

“The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing” (Psalm 34:10).

God always provides for His people. We can trust Him without question.

4 Jan.

“Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts” (James 4:2, 3).

When we pray, we must be sure to ask for things that are in line with the Word, and to ask with the right motives.

3 Jan.

“Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again” (Luke 6:38).

The principle of seed, time, and harvest never fails. When we give to others, we will reap the same harvest of generosity.

2 Jan.

“And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible” (Mark 10:27).

Nothing is impossible when God is on the scene. We can trust Him to do what we can’t do in our own abilities.

1 Jan.

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound” (Isaiah 61:1).

Jesus came to set us free from spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical bondage. Through Him, we have liberty to live the good life.