Samuel Bagster's Popular Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, April 11.

April 11


In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin but he that refraineth his lips is wise. Prov. 10:19

My beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath. James 1:19

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty: and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city. Prov. 16:32

If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. James 3:2

By thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned. Matt. 12:37

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips. Psa. 141:3

Christ ... suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: who when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously. I Pet. 2:21, 23

Consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. Heb. 12:3

In their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God. Rev. 14:5


Teach me thy way, O Lord. Psa. 27:11

I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. Psa. 32:8

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way. Psa. 25:8, 9

I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. John 10:9

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6

Having ... boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; and having an high priest over the house of God; let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith. Heb. 10:19-22

Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD. Hos. 6:3

All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies. Psa. 25:10

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