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May 25—Boldness The word for today is boldness. “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to the king, ‘O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king. But even if he does not, we want you to know, O king, that we will not serve y...

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May 21—Passion The word for today is passion. “Jesus said to them, ‘My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to accomplish His work’” (John 4:34). “His disciples remembered that it was written, ‘Zeal for Thy house will consume me’” (John 2:17). “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face” (Job 13:15). “And Jesus kept increas...

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May 20—World The word for today is world. “Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word” (Ps. 119:37). “Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth” (Col. 3:2). “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden” (Matt. 5:14). “For Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to T...

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May 8—Discipline The word for today is discipline. “But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness; for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come” (1 Tim. 4:7-8). “But I buffet my body...

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May 7—Sensitivity The word for today is sensitivity. “Being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality, for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness” (Eph. 4:18-19). “But realize this, that in the last...

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April 27—Loneliness The word for today is loneliness. “I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof” (Ps. 102:7). “At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them. But the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me, in order that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was d...

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April 10—Fear The word for today is fear. “For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you” (Isa. 41:13). “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe” (Prov. 29:25). “When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal...

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April 2—Assurance The word for today is assurance. “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life” (John 5:24). “And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end” (Heb. 6:11). “Let us draw near wit...

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March 8—Potter and Clay The words for today are potter and clay. “This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: ‘Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.’ So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as s...

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March 6—Race The word for today is race. “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. And everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not bea...

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