Tag Archives: God’s purpose

DAILY HOPE: MAY 6

Why Do You Do What You Don’t Want to Do? “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32 NIV). Have you ever wondered why you do what you don’t want to do? Or why … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 23

Change Requires Making Choices “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 20

Four Secrets to Answered Prayer “Then [Nehemiah] said, ‘O Lord, God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps his covenant of unfailing love with those who love him and obey his commands, listen to my prayer! . . … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 15

How Does Prayer Work? “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us — whatever we ask — we know … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 5

Three Mental Barriers to Hearing God’s Voice “Get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls” (James 1:21 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 23

Sharing in the Atonement God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… —Galatians 6:14 The gospel of Jesus Christ always forces a decision of our will. Have I accepted God’s verdict on sin … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 2

Christian Perfection Not that I have already attained, or am already perfect… —Philippians 3:12 It is a trap to presume that God wants to make us perfect specimens of what He can do— God’s purpose is to make us one … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 11

The Supreme Climb He said, “Take now your son…” —Genesis 22:2 God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 5

Partakers of His Suffering …but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings… —1 Peter 4:13 If you are going to be used by God, He will take you through a number of experiences that are not meant … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 1

“You Are Not Your Own” Do you not know that…you are not your own? —1 Corinthians 6:19 There is no such thing as a private life, or a place to hide in this world, for a man or woman who … Continue reading

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