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July 12—Eternity The word for today is eternity. “For this is what the high and lofty One says—he who lives forever, whose name is holy: ‘I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite’” (Isa. 57:15). “The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting ar...

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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 26—Pessimism The word for today is pessimism. “Abraham fell face down; he laughed and said to himself, ‘Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?’ And Abraham said to God, ‘If only Ishmael might live under your blessing!’” (Gen. 17:17-18). “But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Phar...

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June 17—Isolation The word for today is isolation. “I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof” (Ps. 102:7). “If therefore there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one ...

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June 14—Heart The word for today is heart. “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (Prov. 4:23). “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matt. 5:8). “The Lord saw how great man’s wickedness on the earth had become, and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil all the time” (Gen. 6:5). “I will praise you, O Lor...

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June 4—Persecution The word for today is persecution. “And do not fear those who kill the body, but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell” (Matt. 10:28). “If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I c...

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June 3—Doubt The word for today is doubt. “And Peter answered Him and said, ‘Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.’ And He said, ‘Come!’ And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But seeing the wind, he became afraid, and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, ‘Lord, save me!’ And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand a...

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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 23—A Pearl for Today “Pray continually” (1 Thess. 5:17 NIV). PRAYER: THE POWER LINE “Satan trembles when even the weakest saint is on his knees,” so the old saying goes. The following quotation sits on my desk to remind me of the importance of prayer: “He who fails to pray, limits himself to his own ability.” Perhaps you’ve also heard, “A day hemmed in prayer is less likely t...

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May 22—Angels The word for today is angels. “Now an angel from heaven appeared to Him, strengthening Him” (Luke 22:43). “Then the devil left Him; and behold, angels came and began to minister to Him” (Matt. 4:11). “And she beheld two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had been lying” (John 20:12). “And no wonder, for even Satan di...

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