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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 20

Four Secrets to Answered Prayer “Then [Nehemiah] said, ‘O Lord, God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps his covenant of unfailing love with those who love him and obey his commands, listen to my prayer! . . … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 18

Winning into Freedom If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. —John 8:36 If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be free.” But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 24

The Proper Perspective Thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ… —2 Corinthians 2:14 The proper perspective of a servant of God must not simply be as near to the highest as he can get, but … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 9

Do It Yourself (2) …bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ… —2 Corinthians 10:5 Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the strenuous nature of sainthood. Paul said, according to the Moffatt translation of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 14

Get Moving! (1) Abide in Me… —John 15:4 In the matter of determination. The Spirit of Jesus is put into me by way of the atonement by the Cross of Christ. I then have to build my thinking patiently to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 11

Is Your Mind Stayed on God? You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. —Isaiah 26:3 Is your mind stayed on God or is it starved? Starvation of the mind, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 3

MORNING “There is no spot in thee.” Song of Solomon 4:7 Having pronounced his Church positively full of beauty, our Lord confirms his praise by a precious negative, “There is no spot in thee.” As if the thought occurred to … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 10

MORNING “But now is Christ risen from the dead.” 1 Corinthians 15:20 The whole system of Christianity rests upon the fact that “Christ is risen from the dead;” for, “If Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 24

MORNING “I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.” Ezekiel 34:26 Here is sovereign mercy–“I will give them the shower in its season.” Is it not sovereign, divine mercy?–for who can … Continue reading

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