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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 9

Sacred Service I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ… —Colossians 1:24 The Christian worker has to be a sacred “go-between.” He must be so closely … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 30

The Assigning of the Call I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church… —Colossians 1:24 We … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 8

Prayer in the Father’s Honor …that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God. —Luke 1:35 If the Son of God has been born into my human flesh, then am I allowing His holy … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 14

Suffering Afflictions and Going the Second Mile I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. —Matthew 5:39 This verse reveals the humiliation of being a … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 3

Becoming the “Filth of the World” We have been made as the filth of the world… —1 Corinthians 4:13 These words are not an exaggeration. The only reason they may not be true of us who call ourselves ministers of … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 13

MORNING “Salt without prescribing how much.” Ezra 7:22 Salt was used in every offering made by fire unto the Lord, and from its preserving and purifying properties it was the grateful emblem of divine grace in the soul. It is … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 15

MORNING “The Lord’s portion is his people.” Deuteronomy 32:9 How are they his? By his own sovereign choice. He chose them, and set his love upon them. This he did altogether apart from any goodness in them at the time, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 7

MORNING “Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant?” Numbers 11:11 Our heavenly Father sends us frequent troubles to try our faith. If our faith be worth anything, it will stand the test. Gilt is afraid of fire, but gold is not: … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 4

MORNING “I will; be thou clean.” Mark 1:41 Primeval darkness heard the Almighty fiat, “light be,” and straightway light was, and the word of the Lord Jesus is equal in majesty to that ancient word of power. Redemption like Creation … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 21

MORNING “The daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.” Isaiah 37:22 Reassured by the Word of the Lord, the poor trembling citizens of Zion grew bold, and shook their heads at Sennacherib’s boastful threats. Strong faith enables the … Continue reading

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