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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 13

It’s Always Too Soon to Quit “That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 27

The Consecration of Spiritual Power …by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. —Galatians 6:14 If I dwell on the Cross of Christ, I do not simply become inwardly devout and solely interested in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 22

Shallow and Profound Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. —1 Corinthians 10:31 Beware of allowing yourself to think that the shallow aspects of life are not ordained by God; they … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 6

Intimate Theology Do you believe this? —John 11:26 Martha believed in the power available to Jesus Christ; she believed that if He had been there He could have healed her brother; she also believed that Jesus had a special intimacy … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 3

Pouring Out the Water of Satisfaction He would not drink it, but poured it out to the Lord. —2 Samuel 23:16 What has been like “water from the well of Bethlehem” to you recently— love, friendship, or maybe some spiritual … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 17

Are You Discouraged or Devoted? …Jesus…said to him, “You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have…and come, follow Me.” But when he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:22-23 Have you ever … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 11

This Experience Must Come Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha…saw him no more. —2 Kings 2:11-12 It is not wrong for you to depend on your “Elijah” for as long as God gives him to you. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 3

The Compelling Purpose of God He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s will. Jesus said, “I do … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 20

Dependent on God’s Presence Those who wait on the Lord…shall walk and not faint. —Isaiah 40:31 There is no thrill for us in walking, yet it is the test for all of our steady and enduring qualities. To “walk and … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 4

One of God’s Great “Don’ts” Do not fret— it only causes harm. —Psalm 37:8 Fretting means getting ourselves “out of joint” mentally or spiritually. It is one thing to say, “Do not fret,” but something very different to have such … Continue reading

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