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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 7

How to Fight the Enemies of Good Intentions “I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever, no matter what” (Psalm 119:112 CEV). The reason why most people are ineffective in life is that they’ve never learned how … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 28

MORNING “The life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God.” Galatians 2:20 When the Lord in mercy passed by and saw us in our blood, he first of all said, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 9

MORNING “Able to keep you from falling.” Jude 24 In some sense the path to heaven is very safe, but in other respects there is no road so dangerous. It is beset with difficulties. One false step (and how easy … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 27

MORNING “Happy art thou, O Israel; who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord!” Deuteronomy 33:29 He who affirms that Christianity makes men miserable, is himself an utter stranger to it. It were strange indeed, if it … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 6

MORNING “Watchman, what of the night?” Isaiah 21:11 What enemies are abroad? Errors are a numerous horde, and new ones appear every hour: against what heresy am I to be on my guard? Sins creep from their lurking places when … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 21

MORNING “The daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.” Isaiah 37:22 Reassured by the Word of the Lord, the poor trembling citizens of Zion grew bold, and shook their heads at Sennacherib’s boastful threats. Strong faith enables the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 13

MORNING “God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry?” Jonah 4:9 Anger is not always or necessarily sinful, but it has such a tendency to run wild that whenever it displays itself, we should be quick to question … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 5

MORNING “Called to be saints.” Romans 1:7 We are very apt to regard the apostolic saints as if they were “saints” in a more especial manner than the other children of God. All are “saints” whom God has called by … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 8

MORNING “If they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?” Luke 23:31 Among other interpretations of this suggestive question, the following is full of teaching: “If the innocent substitute for sinners, suffer thus, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 19

MORNING “Strong in faith.” Romans 4:20 Christian, take good care of thy faith; for recollect faith is the only way whereby thou canst obtain blessings. If we want blessings from God, nothing can fetch them down but faith. Prayer cannot … Continue reading

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