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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 23

Trust God for the Help You Need “Then the man said, ‘Let me go, for the dawn is breaking!’ But Jacob said, ‘I will not let you go unless you bless me’” (Genesis 32:26 NLT). Obviously, when God and Jacob … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 10

The Offering of the Natural It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman. —Galatians 4:22 Paul was not dealing with sin in this chapter of Galatians, but with the relation … 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 18

Winning into Freedom If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. —John 8:36 If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be free.” But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 17

The Eternal Goal By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you… —Genesis 22:16-17 Abraham, at this point, has reached where he is in touch with the very nature of God. He … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 21

Impulsiveness or Discipleship? But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith… —Jude 20 There was nothing of the nature of impulsive or thoughtless action about our Lord, but only a calm strength that never got into a … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 9

Do It Yourself (2) …bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ… —2 Corinthians 10:5 Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the strenuous nature of sainthood. Paul said, according to the Moffatt translation of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 23

Prayer—Battle in “The Secret Place” When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 14

The Discipline of the Lord My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him. —Hebrews 12:5 It is very easy to grieve the Spirit of God; we do it by … 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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