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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 21

God’s Promise for the Pain of Christmas “Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity” (Joel 2:13 NIV). We often have an idealized … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 9

Reaching Beyond Our Grasp Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 There is a difference between holding on to a principle and having a vision. A principle does not come from moral … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 31

MORNING “In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, if any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.” John 7:37 Patience had her perfect work in the Lord Jesus, and until … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 9

MORNING “Therefore will the Lord wait that he may be gracious unto you.” Isaiah 30:18 God often delays in answering prayer. We have several instances of this in sacred Scripture. Jacob did not get the blessing from the angel until … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 24

MORNING “The glorious Lord will be unto us a place of broad rivers and streams.” Isaiah 33:21 Broad rivers and streams produce fertility, and abundance in the land. Places near broad rivers are remarkable for the variety of their plants … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 30

MORNING “I will praise thee, O Lord.” Psalm 9:1 Praise should always follow answered prayer; as the mist of earth’s gratitude rises when the sun of heaven’s love warms the ground. Hath the Lord been gracious to thee, and inclined … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 22

MORNING “I will love them freely.” Hosea 14:4 This sentence is a body of divinity in miniature. He who understands its meaning is a theologian, and he who can dive into its fulness is a true master in Israel. It … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 6

MORNING “In the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.” Philippians 2:15 We use lights to make manifest. A Christian man should so shine in his life, that a person could … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 29

MORNING “Have mercy upon me, O God.” Psalm 51:1 When Dr. Carey was suffering from a dangerous illness, the enquiry was made, “If this sickness should prove fatal, what passage would you select as the text for your funeral sermon?” … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 20

MORNING “The earnest of our inheritance.” Ephesians 1:14 Oh! what enlightenment, what joys, what consolation, what delight of heart is experienced by that man who has learned to feed on Jesus, and on Jesus alone. Yet the realization which we … Continue reading

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