Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, May 3.

May 3


Be ye perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. Matt. 5:48

I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. Gen. 17:1

Ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine. Lev. 20:26

Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. I Cor. 6:20

Ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power. Col. 2:10

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity. Titus 2:14

Be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless. II Pet. 3:14

Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. Psa. 119:1

Whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed. James 1:25

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: and see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. Psa. 139:23, 24


Perfecting holiness in the fear of God. II Cor. 7:1

Dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit. II Cor. 7:1

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. Psa. 51:6

Teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world. Titus 2:12

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Matt. 5:16

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect. Phil. 3:12

Every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure. I John 3:3

Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit. II Cor. 5:5

For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. Eph. 4:12, 13

May 3