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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 17

When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them “Those who make idols end up like them. So does everyone who trusts them” (Psalm 115:8 GW). I mentioned in yesterday’s devotional that everyone trusts in something. We can even make good … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 23

Don’t Give Up: Accept Help from Others “When desperate people give up on God Almighty, their friends, at least, should stick with them” (Job 6:14 The Message). When we’ve had a loss or disappointment, the natural reaction is to withdraw … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 1

Restoring Relationships: First Talk to God “What causes fights and quarrels among you? . . . You desire but you do not have . . . You do not have because you do not ask God” (James 4:1-2 NIV). The … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 22

The Discipline of Spiritual Perseverance Be still, and know that I am God… —Psalm 46:10 Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty that what we are looking for is going to happen. Perseverance … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 13

Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (Part 2) When He was alone…the twelve asked Him about the parable. —Mark 4:10 His Solitude with Us. When God gets us alone through suffering, heartbreak, temptation, disappointment, sickness, or by thwarted desires, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 12

Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (Part 1) When they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples. —Mark 4:34 Our Solitude with Him. Jesus doesn’t take us aside and explain things to us all the time; He … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 4

Why Can I Not Follow You Now? Peter said to Him, “Lord, why can I not follow You now?” —John 13:37 There are times when you can’t understand why you cannot do what you want to do. When God brings … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 28

MORNING “The Lord looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men.” Psalm 33:13 Perhaps no figure of speech represents God in a more gracious light than when he is spoken of as stooping from his throne, and coming … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 23

MORNING “I have exalted one chosen out of the people.” Psalm 89:19 Why was Christ chosen out of the people? Speak, my heart, for heart-thoughts are best. Was it not that he might be able to be our brother, in … Continue reading

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