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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 30

“And Every Virtue We Possess” …All my springs are in you. —Psalm 87:7 Our Lord never “patches up” our natural virtues, that is, our natural traits, qualities, or characteristics. He completely remakes a person on the inside— “…put on the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 26

MORNING “The last Adam.” 1 Corinthians 15:45 Jesus is the federal head of his elect. As in Adam, every heir of flesh and blood has a personal interest, because he is the covenant head and representative of the race as … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 18

Chapter 4 Apprehending God (PART 4) The world of sense intrudes upon our attention day and night for the whole of our lifetime. It is clamorous, insistent and self-demonstrating. It does not appeal to our faith; it is here, assaulting … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 10

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 1) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. —Heb. 10:19 Among the famous sayings of the Church fathers none is better known than Augustine’s, “Thou hast formed … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 6

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kindgom of heaven. – Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first prepared for him by … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 29

MORNING “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” Matthew 6:9 This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption, “Our Father.” There is no acceptable prayer until we can … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 12

MORNING “Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting.” Daniel 5:27 It is well frequently to weigh ourselves in the scale of God’s Word. You will find it a holy exercise to read some psalm of David, and, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 12

MORNING “My heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.” Psalm 22:14 Our blessed Lord experienced a terrible sinking and melting of soul. “The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity, but a wounded … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 25

MORNING “Betrayest thou the Son of Man with a kiss?” Luke 22:48 “The kisses of an enemy are deceitful.” Let me be on my guard when the world puts on a loving face, for it will, if possible, betray me … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 25

MORNING “I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us.” Isaiah 63:7 And canst thou not do this? Are there no mercies which thou hast … Continue reading

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