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Today's Devotion (Friday, Apr 17)

Jonathan Bagster's Daily Light on the Daily Path (Daily)

Morning:

Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me.

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom;
teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and
spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of
the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.--
Glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

Ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy
nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises
of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous
light.--Ye, . . . as lively stones, are built up a spiritual
house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices,
acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.--By him . . . let us offer
the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit
of [our] lips giving thanks to his name.

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall
hear [thereof], and be glad. O magnify the LORD with me, and let
us exalt his name together.

Ps 50:23 Col 3:16,17 1Co 6:20 1Pe 2:9,5 Heb 13:15 Ps 34:2,3


Evening:

Draw me, we will run after thee.

I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with
lovingkindness have I drawn thee.--I drew them with cords of a
man, with bands of love.--I, if I be lifted up from the earth,
will draw all [men] unto me.--Behold the Lamb of God!--As Moses
lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of
man be lifted up: that whosoever believeth in him should not
perish, but have eternal life.

Whom have I in heaven [but thee]? and [there is] none upon
earth [that] I desire beside thee.--We love him, because he
first loved us.

My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair
one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is
over [and] gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of
the singing [of birds] is come, and the voice of the turtle is
heard in our land; the fig tree putteth forth her green figs,
and the vines [with] the tender grape give a [good] smell.
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.

So 1:4 Jer 31:3 Ho 11:4 Joh 12:32 1:36 3:14,15 Ps 73:25
1Jo 4:19 So 2:10-13