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February 20—Time The word for today is time. “And this do, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed. The night is almost gone, and the day is at hand. Let us therefore lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, no...

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February 19—Christlikeness The word for today is Christlikeness. “My children, with whom I am again in labor until Christ is formed in you” (Gal. 4:19). “Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we shall be. We know that, when He appears, we shall be like Him, because we shall see Him just as He is” (1 John 3:2). “But we all, with unveiled face beholding...

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February 12—Goals The word today is goals. “Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus” (Phil. 3:13-14). “We must work the works of Him who sent Me, as long as it is day; night is coming, when no man...

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February 10—Judgment The word for today is judgment. “Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?” (Gen. 18:25b). “Because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead” (Acts 17:31). “Be happy, young man, while you are young, and let your heart give you joy in t...

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February 6—Sin The word for today is sin. “‘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). “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me” (Ps. 51:10). “Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive t...

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February 4—Complacency The word for today is complacency. “‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I would that you were cold or hot. So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth’” (Rev. 3:15-16). “For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. For if the word spoken through a...

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January 28—Convictions The word for today is convictions. Joseph said: “… My master has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?’” (Gen. 39:9). “At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship and said: ‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I ...

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January 24—Gifts The word for today is gifts. “But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. … But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills. … But now God has placed the members, each one of them, in the body, just as He desired” (1 Cor. 12:7, 11, 18). “For just as we have many members in ...

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January 19—Flesh The word for today is flesh. “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh. For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please” (Gal. 5:16-17). “So then, brethren, we are under obligation, not to the flesh, to l...

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January 15—Perseverance The word for today is perseverance. “And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us” (Rom. 5:3-5). “No...

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