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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: OCTOBER 12

Getting into God’s Stride Enoch walked with God… —Genesis 5:24 The true test of a person’s spiritual life and character is not what he does in the extraordinary moments of life, but what he does during the ordinary times when … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 6

The Far-Reaching Rivers of Life He who believes in Me…out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. —John 7:38 A river reaches places which its source never knows. And Jesus said that, if we have received His fullness, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 26

Are You Ever Troubled? Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you… —John 14:27 There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 7

All Efforts of Worth and Excellence Are Difficult Enter by the narrow gate….Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life…. —Matthew 7:13-14 If we are going to live as disciples of Jesus, we have … 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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 25

Receiving Yourself in the Fires of Sorrow …what shall I say? “Father, save Me from this hour”? But for this purpose I came to this hour. “Father, glorify Your name.” —John 12:27-28 As a saint of God, my attitude toward … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 10

And After That What’s Next To Do? …seek, and you will find… —Luke 11:9 Seek if you have not found. “You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss…” (James 4:3). If you ask for things from life instead … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 4

The Never-forsaking God He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” —Hebrews 13:5 What line of thinking do my thoughts take? Do I turn to what God says or to my own fears? Am I simply … Continue reading

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