August 25


Look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. Isa. 51:1

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity. Psa. 51:5

None eye pitied thee, . but thou wast cast out in the open field, to the loathing of thy person, in the day that thou wast born. And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, I said unto thee.... Live. Ezek. 16:5, 6

He brought me up ... out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God. Psa. 40:2, 3

When we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Rom. 5:6-8

God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ. Eph. 2:4, 5


I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God. Isa. 61:10

I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. 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. Psa. 34:1-3

The LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee. Psa. 84:11, 12

Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Psa. 103:1

Is any merry? let him sing psalms. James 5:13

Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; giving thanks always for all things. Eph. 5:18-20

Singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Col. 3:16

At midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. Acts 16:25

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again, I say, Rejoice. Phil. 4:4