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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 18

Community Is God’s Answer to Defeat “In humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others” (Philippians 2:3-4 NIV). Each one of us needs other people to watch … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 21

Four Steps to Defeating the Giants “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty . . . This day the Lord will deliver you into my … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 29

The Unsurpassed Intimacy of Tested Faith Jesus said to her, “Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?” —John 11:40 Every time you venture out in your life of faith, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 22

The Explanation For Our Difficulties …that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us… —John 17:21 If you are going through a time of isolation, … 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: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 24

MORNING “For your sakes he became poor.” 2 Corinthians 8:9 The Lord Jesus Christ was eternally rich, glorious, and exalted; but “though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor.” As the rich saint cannot be true in … 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: 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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