July 11—A Pearl for Today “If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of ...

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July 10—Provision The word for today is provision. “Abraham answered, ‘God himself will provide the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.’ And the two of them went on together. … Abraham looked up and there in a thicket he saw a ram caught by its...

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July 9—Worship The word for today is worship. “He said to his servants, ‘Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you’” (Gen. 22:5). “Do not worship any other god, for the Lord,...

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July 8—Protection The word for today is protection. “After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward’” (Gen. 15:1). “The Lord said to Joshua, ‘Do not be afraid of...

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July 7—Presence The word for today is presence.  “I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you” (Gen. 28:15-16). “The Lord replied, ...

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July 6—Promises The word for today is promises. “And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high” (Luke 24:49). “Praise be to the Lord, who has given r...

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July 5—Tolerance The word for today is tolerance. “And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, ‘The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness’” (Exod. 34:6). “But you, O Lord, are a...

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July 4—A Pearl for Today “When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you” (Deut. 8:10). AMERICA, AMERICA, GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE On July 4, 2003, I wrote in my journal: “Don is at work on th...

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July 3—Strength The word for today is strength. “So he said to me, ‘This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: “Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,” says the Lord Almighty’” (Zech. 4:6). “But those who hope in the Lord will renew...

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July 2—Character The word for today is character. “Even if these three men—Noah, Daniel and Job—were in it, they could save only themselves by their righteousness, declares the Sovereign Lord. … as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign Lord, ...

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