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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 15

Working Together, We Can Accomplish More “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:10 NIV). God put us on Earth to do a certain … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 11

The Spiritually Vigorous Saint …that I may know Him… —Philippians 3:10 A saint is not to take the initiative toward self-realization, but toward knowing Jesus Christ. A spiritually vigorous saint never believes that his circumstances simply happen at random, nor … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 10

The Spiritually Lazy Saint Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together… —Hebrews 10:24-25 We are all capable of being spiritually lazy saints. We want to stay … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 15

MORNING “Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.” Ruth 1:14 Both of them had an affection for Naomi, and therefore set out with her upon her return to the land of Judah. But the hour of … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 19

MORNING “Avoid foolish questions.” Titus 3:9 Our days are few, and are far better spent in doing good, than in disputing over matters which are, at best, of minor importance. The old schoolmen did a world of mischief by their … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 27

MORNING “It is a faithful saying.” 2 Timothy 2:11 Paul has four of these “faithful sayings.” The first occurs in 1 Timothy 1:15, “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 20

MORNING “The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.” Judges 7:20 Gideon ordered his men to do two things: covering up a torch in an earthen pitcher, he bade them, at an appointed signal, break the pitcher and let the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 11

MORNING “Be ye separate.” 2 Corinthians 6:17 The Christian, while in the world, is not to be of the world. He should be distinguished from it in the great object of his life. To him, “to live,” should be “Christ.” … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 12

MORNING “Sanctified by God the Father.” Jude 1 “Sanctified in Christ Jesus.” 1 Corinthians 1:2 “Through sanctification of the Spirit.” 1 Peter 1:2 Mark the union of the Three Divine Persons in all their gracious acts. How unwisely do those … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 4

MORNING “Sanctify them through thy truth.” John 17:17 Sanctification begins in regeneration. The Spirit of God infuses into man that new living principle by which he becomes “a new creature” in Christ Jesus. This work, which begins in the new … Continue reading

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