Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, May 2.

May 2


Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not. Gen. 28:16

Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. Matt. 18:20

Lo, I am with you always even unto the end of the world. Matt. 28:20

My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. Exo. 33:14

Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. Psa. 139:7, 8

Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the LORD. Jer. 23:23, 24

Behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have builded? I Kings 8:27

Thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. Isa. 57:15

Ye are the temple of the living God. II Cor. 6:16


Keep yourselves from idols. I John 5:21

My son, give me thine heart. Prov. 23:26

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. Col. 3:2

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumbling-block of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them? Ezek. 14:3

Mortify ... your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry. Col. 3:5

They that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, flee these things. I Tim. 6:9-11

If riches increase, set not your heart upon them. Psa. 62:10

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver. Prov. 8:19

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Matt. 6:21

The LORD looketh on the heart. I Sam. 16:7

May 2