Samuel Bagster's Famous Daily Devotions for Morning and Evening, May 24.

May 24


Grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. Eph. 4:30

The love of the Spirit. Rom. 15:30

The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost. John 14:26

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old. But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. Isa. 63:9, 10

Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit. I John 4:13

After that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession. Eph. 1:13, 14

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the spirit, and the spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would. Gal. 5:16, 17

The Spirit helpeth our infirmities. Rom. 8:26


I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face. Hos. 5:15

Your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you. Isa. 59:2

My beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: ... I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer. Song 5:6

I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart. I have seen his ways, and will heal him. Isa. 57:17, 18

Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when he led thee by the way? Jer. 2:17

He arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. Luke 15:20

I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for mine anger is turned away. Hos. 14:4

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. I John 1:9

May 24