Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, January 23.

January 23


Hope maketh not ashamed. Rom. 5:5

I am the LORD: ... they shall not be ashamed that wait for me. Isa. 49:23

Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. Jer. 17:7

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength. Isa. 26:3, 4

My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved. Psa. 62:5, 6

I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed. II Tim. 1:12

God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath: that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us; which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus. Heb. 6:17-20


The offence of the cross. Gal. 5:11

If any man will come after me, let him deny himself; and take up his cross, and follow me. Matt. 16:24

Know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God. James 4:4

We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. Acts 14:22

Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. Rom. 9:33

Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner, and a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence. I Pet. 2:7, 8

God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. Gal. 6:14

I am crucified with Christ. Gal. 2:20

They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. Gal. 5:24

If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us. II Tim. 2:12

January 23