Category Archives: Devotions

MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 21

Do You Really Love Him? She has done a good work for Me. —Mark 14:6 If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love. If we have the idea that love is characterized as … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 20

Taking the Initiative Against Daydreaming Arise, let us go from here. —John 14:31 Daydreaming about something in order to do it properly is right, but daydreaming about it when we should be doing it is wrong. In this passage, after … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 19

Taking the Initiative Against Drudgery Arise, shine… —Isaiah 60:1 When it comes to taking the initiative against drudgery, we have to take the first step as though there were no God. There is no point in waiting for God to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 18

Taking the Initiative Against Despair Rise, let us be going. —Matthew 26:46 In the Garden of Gethsemane, the disciples went to sleep when they should have stayed awake, and once they realized what they had done it produced despair. The … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 17

Taking the Initiative Against Depression Arise and eat. —1 Kings 19:5 The angel in this passage did not give Elijah a vision, or explain the Scriptures to him, or do anything remarkable. He simply told Elijah to do a very … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 16

The Inspiration of Spiritual Initiative Arise from the dead… —Ephesians 5:14 Not all initiative, the willingness to take the first step, is inspired by God. Someone may say to you, “Get up and get going! Take your reluctance by the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 15

“Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” None of us lives to himself… —Romans 14:7 Has it ever dawned on you that you are responsible spiritually to God for other people? For instance, if I allow any turning away from God in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 14

The Discipline of Hearing Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops. —Matthew 10:27 Sometimes God puts us through the experience and discipline of darkness to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 13

The Devotion of Hearing Samuel answered, “Speak, for Your servant hears.” —1 Samuel 3:10 Just because I have listened carefully and intently to one thing from God does not mean that I will listen to everything He says. I show … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 12

Are You Listening to God? They said to Moses, “You speak with us, and we will hear; but let not God speak with us, lest we die.” —Exodus 20:19 We don’t consciously and deliberately disobey God— we simply don’t listen … Continue reading

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