Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, May 16.

May 16


A servant of Jesus Christ. Rom. 1:1

Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. John 13:13

If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour. John 12:26

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matt. 11:29, 30

What things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Phil. 3:7

Being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. Rom. 6:22

Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. John 15:15

Thou art no more a servant, but a son. Gal. 4:7

Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh. Gal. 5:1, 13


I will bless the Lord, who hath given me counsel. Psa. 16:7

His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor. Isa. 9:6

Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding, I have strength. Prov. 8:14

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psa. 119:105

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Prov. 3:5, 6

O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself. it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps. Jer. 10:23

Thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. Isa. 30:21

Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established. Prov. 16:3

He knoweth the way that I take. Job 23:10

Man's goings are of the LORD: how can a man then understand his own way? Prov. 20:24

Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. Psa.73:24

This God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death. Psa. 48:14

May 16