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 - October 2020
23 Oct.

“My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you” (Galatians 4:19).

We are predestinated to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. Every day we get one step closer to looking like Him in character.

22 Oct.

“Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light” (Colossians 1:12).

It’s God’s will for us to own everything in the kingdom of God. When we’re in Christ, everything that belongs to the Father belongs to us.

21 Oct.

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning” (James 1:17).

God is the same yesterday, today, and forevermore; He doesn’t change. Circumstances may attempt to change our stance of faith, but we can put our trust in God, who always remains the same.

20 Oct.

“For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers…” (1 Peter 3:12).

When we’re in right-standing with God, we have a right to get our prayers answered. We can come to God with our requests according to His Word, in the name of Jesus, and He will be faithful to grant them.

19 Oct.

“But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets” (Romans 3:21).

Righteousness is right-standing with God. It is a free gift that is received by faith.

18 Oct.

“And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them” (Luke 21:8).

In these last days, it’s common for people to be deceived by false gods and erroneous claims. We must not fall prey to this type of error, but should instead look only to Jesus for answers to life’s questions.

17 Oct.

“And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace” (James 3:18).

One way that believers set themselves apart from the world is by making a quality decision to be a maker of peace. This quality improves all our relationships, and invites God into our daily lives.

16 Oct.

“But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him” (1 John 2:5).

Receiving the Word of God and allowing it to take root in our hearts will cause His love to mature in us. This is the primary indication that we belong to the Lord.

15 Oct.

“And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us” (Romans 5:5).

The ability to love others the way God loves them is within us. We can call on the Holy Spirit to help us love others with the unconditional love of God.

14 Oct.

“And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word’s sake, immediately they are offended” (Mark 4:17).

Taking offense robs us of revelation from God’s Word. It is important not to allow offense to steal what we have received from the Scriptures.

13 Oct.

“But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day” (Deuteronomy 8:18).

God has empowered us to obtain wealth. We do this by trusting and acknowledging Him as our only source.

12 Oct.

“For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work” (James 3:16).

Strife opens the door to every work of the devil. If we have strife and discord with someone else, we must repent of it and walk in love toward them.

11 Oct.

“It is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 13:11).

God is going to reveal hidden things to us. He wants to show us the mysteries of His kingdom.

10 Oct.

“And I am sure that, when I come unto you, I shall come in the fullness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ” (Romans 15:29).

Like the apostle Paul, we are God’s living examples of the blessing—His goodness delivered to the world through Jesus Christ.

9 Oct.

“It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life” (John 6:63).

Words are not just noise; they are spirit. When we speak certain words, we are literally creating things that will come to pass in our lives.

8 Oct.

“Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them” (Psalm 126:2).

We celebrate our successes in life by acknowledging the role God played in them. We do this by singing, shouting, and praising Him for His goodness.

7 Oct.

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come” (2 Timothy 3:1).

Today’s times are stressful and chaotic. However, when we hold fast to the Word of God, we will be taken care of, right in the midst of trouble.

6 Oct.

“That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus” (Ephesians 2:7).

God is getting ready to pour out an unlimited, immeasurable amount of blessing on His people. Our best days are just ahead of us.

5 Oct.

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9).

If we step out of fellowship with God through sin, we can simply confess our sin; He forgives us. We keep moving forward when we step back into fellowship with Him.

4 Oct.

“And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us” (John 1:14).

Jesus is the living Word of God. He took on flesh so He could demonstrate to us how to live victoriously on the earth.

3 Oct.

“[Most] blessed is the man who believes in, trusts in, and relies on the Lord, and whose hope and confidence the Lord is” (Jeremiah 17:7, AMPC).

God is our ultimate refuge and hope. We must trust in Him only; He will never let us down.

2 Oct.

“The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him” (Proverbs 20:7).

When we are the righteousness of God, we have the ability to live honorably before the Lord. Our children will also benefit from our godly lifestyle.

1 Oct.

“The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion” (Psalm 20:1, 2).

God is our divine lawyer who will defend us against the enemy’s accusations. His assistance and supernatural strength are always available to us.