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DAILY HOPE: MAY 25

You Have the Power to Say ‘No’ “So, dear brothers, you have no obligations whatever to your old sinful nature to do what it begs you to do” (Romans 8:12 TLB). I don’t know about you, but I admit there … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 9

The Opposition of the Natural Those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. —Galatians 5:24 The natural life itself is not sinful. But we must abandon sin, having nothing to do with it in any … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 5

“The Temple of the Holy Spirit” …only in regard to the throne will I be greater than you. —Genesis 41:40 I am accountable to God for the way I control my body under His authority. Paul said he did not … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 12

The Changed Life If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. —2 Corinthians 5:17 What understanding do you have of the salvation of your soul? The work … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 1

Destined To Be Holy …it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” —1 Peter 1:16 We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to happiness, nor to health, but to holiness. Today we … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 18

Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow? When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:23 The rich young ruler went away from Jesus speechless with sorrow, having nothing to say in response to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 9

Then What’s Next To Do? Everyone who asks receives… —Luke 11:10 Ask if you have not received. There is nothing more difficult than asking. We will have yearnings and desires for certain things, and even suffer as a result of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 24

The Warning Against Desiring Spiritual Success Do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you… —Luke 10:20 Worldliness is not the trap that most endangers us as Christian workers; nor is it sin. The trap we fall … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 24

The Delight of Sacrifice I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls… —2 Corinthians 12:15 Once “the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit,” we deliberately begin to identify ourselves … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 9

Are You Exhausted Spiritually? The everlasting God…neither faints nor is weary. —Isaiah 40:28 Exhaustion means that our vital energies are completely worn out and spent. Spiritual exhaustion is never the result of sin, but of service. Whether or not you … Continue reading

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