April 9—Depression The word for today is depression. “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul” (Ps. 94:19). “Elijah was afraid and ran for his life. When he came to Beersheba in Judah, he left his servant there, while he himself went a day’s journey into the desert. He came to a broom tree, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. ‘I have had en...

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April 8—Christ’s Intercession The words for today are Christ’s intercession. “Hence, also, He is able to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them” (Heb. 7:25). “Therefore I will give him a portion among the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong, because he poured out his life unto death, and was numbered wit...

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April 7—Redemption The word for today is redemption. “He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?” (Rom. 8:32). “O Israel, put your hope in the Lord, for with the Lord is unfailing love and with him is full redemption” (Ps. 130:7). “But when these things begin to take place, straighten up and lift up your h...

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April 6—Cross The word for today is cross. “But may it never be that I should boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world” (Gal. 6:14). “And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with super-iority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God. For I determined to know nothing among you ex...

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April 5—Conscience The word for today is conscience. “Though you probe my heart and examine me at night, though you test me, you will find nothing; I have resolved that my mouth will not sin” (Ps. 17:3). “And Paul, looking intently at the Council, said, ‘Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day’” (Acts 23:1). “In view of this, I also...

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April 4—A Pearl for Today “No dear brothers and sisters, I am still not all I should be, but I am focusing all my energies on this one thing; Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us up to heaven” (Phil. 3:13-14 NLT).  REMEMBER TO FORGET “When one door closes, ...

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April 3—Church The word for today is church. “Not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more, as you see the day drawing near” (Heb. 10:25). “And I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades shall not overpower it” (Matt. 16:18). “And I heard, as it were, the vo...

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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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April 1—Resurrection The word for today is resurrection.  “Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear shall live” (John 5:25). “Jesus said to her, ‘Your brother shall rise again.’ Martha said to Him, ‘I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day.’ Jesus said to her, ‘I a...

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March 31—Authority The word for today is authority. “And especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority. Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties” (2 Pet. 2:10). “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations...

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