May Take 5 Verses

Sunday, May 1
The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.  Proverbs 17:27

Monday, May 2
“Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to.”  Luke 13:24 

Tuesday, May 3
And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.  Luke 14:27 

Wednesday, May 4
“Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? … I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.”  Luke 15:4-7 

Thursday, May 5
“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.”  Luke 16:10

Friday, May 6
Whoever tries to keep their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life will preserve it.  Luke 17:33

Saturday, May 7
The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.  Proverbs 18:10

Sunday, May 8
The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.  Proverbs 19:8

Monday, May 9
Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”  Luke 18:27

Tuesday, May 10
But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount.”  Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.  For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”  Luke 19:8-10

Wednesday, May 11
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive.  Luke 20:38

Thursday, May 12
“Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you suddenly like a trap.  For it will come on all those who live on the face of the whole earth.  Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man.”  Luke 21:34-36

Friday, May 13
On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.”  He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”  Luke 22:40-42

Saturday, May 14
The human spirit is the lamp of the Lord that sheds light on one’s inmost being.  Proverbs 20:27

Sunday, May 15
A person may think their own ways are right,  but the Lord weighs the heart.  Proverbs 21:2

Monday, May 16
And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.”  Luke 22:19-20

Tuesday, May 17
So Pilate asked Jesus, “Are you the king of the Jews?” “You have said so,” Jesus replied. Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, “I find no basis for a charge against this man.”  Luke 23:3-4

Wednesday, May 18
It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, “Surely this was a righteous man.”  Luke 23:44-47

Thursday, May 19
He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?” And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.  Luke 24:25-27

Friday, May 20
Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things. I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.”  Luke 24:45-49

Saturday, May 21
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.  Proverbs 22:1

Sunday, May 22
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.  Proverbs 23:4

Monday, May 23
After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.  Acts 1:3

Tuesday, May 24
God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of it.  Acts 2:32

Wednesday, May 25
While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade.  Acts 3:11

Thursday, May 26
“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”  Acts 4:12

Friday, May 27
They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. “Go, stand in the temple courts,” he said, “and tell the people all about this new life.”  Acts 5:18-20

Saturday, May 28
Do not envy the wicked, do not desire their company; for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble.  Proverbs 24:1-2

Sunday, May 29
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.  Proverbs 25:21-22

Monday, May 30
So the word of God spread. The number of disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.  Acts 6:7

Tuesday, May 31
“You stiff-necked people! Your hearts and ears are still uncircumcised. You are just like your ancestors: You always resist the Holy Spirit!”  Acts 7:51