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July 16—New Birth The words for today are new birth. “‘Come now, let us reason together,’ says the Lord. ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool’” (Isa. 1:18). “But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, who were born not ...

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July 11—A Pearl for Today “If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin” (1 John 1:6-7).  FELLOWSHIP WITH THE SHEPHERD AND OUR FELLOW SHEEP One evening on our way home from a ...

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June 30—Reality The word for today is reality. “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Rom. 6:23). “It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God” (Heb. 10:31). “If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us” (1 John 1:8). “Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and ...

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June 21—Lust The word for today is lust. “Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will ...

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June 12—Hatred The word for today is hatred. “Then the Lord said to Cain, ‘Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast? If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it’” (Gen. 4:6-7). “But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you” (Luke ...

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June 11—Guilt The word for today is guilt. “When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, ‘What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?’ So they sent word to Joseph, saying, ‘Your father left these instructions before he died: “This is what you are to say to Joseph: I ask you to forgive your brothers the sins and the ...

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June 10—Good Works The words for today are good works. “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:8-10). “For you are all sons of God through faith...

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June 1—Deception The word for today is deception. “No one who practices deceit will dwell in my house; no one who speaks falsely will stand in my presence” (Ps. 101:7). “Do not testify against your neighbor without cause, or use your lips to deceive” (Prov. 24:28). “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?” (Jer. 17:9). “But I am afraid, lest ...

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May 29—Confession The word for today is confession. “He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy” (Prov. 28:13). “And this is the judgment, that the light is come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their deeds were evil. For everyone who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, lest his...

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May 14—Vision The word for today is vision. “But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes” (1 John 2:11). “And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that they might not...

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