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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 11—Sovereignty The word for today is sovereignty. “I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say: My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please” (Isa. 46:10). “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” (Prov. 19:21). “In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his ...

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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 9—Friendship The word for today is friendship. “After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself” (1 Sam. 18:1). “While David was at Horesh in the Desert of Ziph, he learned that Saulhad come out to take his life. And Saul’s son Jonathan went to David atHoresh and helped him find strength in God. ‘Don’t be afra...

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February 8—A Pearl for Today “I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart” (Ps. 101:2 KJV). WALK WITHIN THY HOUSE WITH A PERFECT HEART Lord, how I long to serve Thee upon some great mission field And have the world see how much I love Thee, By this, my sacrifice. “Nay”, came His voice so gentle, yet so fir...

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February 7—Failure The word for today is failure. “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord; O Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope” (Ps. 130:1-5). “There is a way that se...

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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 5—Stress The word for today is stress. “For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life; indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves in order that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead” (2 Cor. 1:8-9). “But Marth...

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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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February 3—Authenticity The word for today is authenticity. “How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart? Cleanse me from these hidden faults. Keep me from deliberate sins! Don’t let them control me. Then I will be free of guilt and innocent of great sin. May the words of my mouth and the thoughts of my heart be pleasing to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer”(Ps. 19:12-14 NLT). “Hi...

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