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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 23

The Distraction of Contempt Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us! For we are exceedingly filled with contempt. —Psalm 123:3 What we must beware of is not damage to our belief in God but damage to our … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 15

“What Is That to You?” Peter…said to Jesus, “But Lord, what about this man?” Jesus said to him, “…what is that to you? You follow Me.” —John 21:21-22 One of the hardest lessons to learn comes from our stubborn refusal … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 9

Building on the Atonement …present…your members as instruments of righteousness to God. —Romans 6:13 I cannot save and sanctify myself; I cannot make atonement for sin; I cannot redeem the world; I cannot right what is wrong, purify what is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 13

“Do Not Quench the Spirit” Do not quench the Spirit. —1 Thessalonians 5:19 The voice of the Spirit of God is as gentle as a summer breeze— so gentle that unless you are living in complete fellowship and oneness with … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 3

Vital Intercession …praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit… —Ephesians 6:18 As we continue on in our intercession for others, we may find that our obedience to God in interceding is going to cost those for whom … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 21

Don’t Hurt the Lord Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip? —John 14:9 Our Lord must be repeatedly astounded at us— astounded at how “un-simple” we are. It is our own opinions … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 31

Heedfulness or Hypocrisy in Ourselves? If anyone sees his brother sinning a sin which does not lead to death, he will ask, and He will give him life for those who commit sin not leading to death. —1 John 5:16 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 28

“Do You Now Believe?” “By this we believe….” Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe?” —John 16:30-31 “Now we believe….” But Jesus asks, “Do you…? Indeed the hour is coming…that you…will leave Me alone” (John 16:31-32). Many Christian workers have … Continue reading

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