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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 42

Chapter 10 The Sacrament of Living (PART 3) This is not quite all. Long-held habits do not die easily. It will take intelligent thought and a great deal of reverent prayer to escape completely from the sacred-secular psychology. For instance … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 14

MORNING “I will cut off them that worship and that swear by the Lord, and that swear by Malcham.” Zephaniah 1:5 Such persons thought themselves safe because they were with both parties: they went with the followers of Jehovah, and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 11

MORNING “Oh that I were as in months past.” Job 29:2 Numbers of Christians can view the past with pleasure, but regard the present with dissatisfaction; they look back upon the days which they have passed in communing with the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 6

MORNING “Whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.” Proverbs 1:33 Divine love is rendered conspicuous when it shines in the midst of judgments. Fair is that lone star which smiles through the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 4

MORNING “Shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no gods.” Jeremiah 16:20 One great besetting sin of ancient Israel was idolatry, and the spiritual Israel are vexed with a tendency to the same folly. Remphan’s star shines … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 20

MORNING “My beloved.” Song of Solomon 2:8 This was a golden name which the ancient Church in her most joyous moments was wont to give to the Anointed of the Lord. When the time of the singing of birds was … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 16

MORNING “I am a stranger with thee.” Psalm 39:12 Yes, O Lord, with thee, but not to thee. All my natural alienation from thee, thy grace has effectually removed; and now, in fellowship with thyself, I walk through this sinful … Continue reading

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