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DAILY HOPE: MAY 9

What Do You Do While… “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act” (Psalm 37:7 NLT). What does God want you to do while you’re waiting on an answer to your prayer? Psalm … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 10

The Offering of the Natural It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman. —Galatians 4:22 Paul was not dealing with sin in this chapter of Galatians, but with the relation … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 26

The Supreme Climb Take now your son…and offer him…as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you. —Genesis 22:2 A person’s character determines how he interprets God’s will (see Psalm 18:25-26). Abraham interpreted God’s … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 8

Is My Sacrifice Living? Abraham built an altar…; and he bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar… —Genesis 22:9 This event is a picture of the mistake we make in thinking that the ultimate God wants of … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 8

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 3) Then heaven opened and a voice was heard saying to him, “By myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for because thou bast done this thing, and bast not withheld thy … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 7

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 2) The way to deeper knowledge of God is through the lonely valleys of soul poverty and abnegation of all things. The blessed ones who possess the Kingdom are they who have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 15

MORNING “Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide.” Genesis 24:63 Very admirable was his occupation. If those who spend so many hours in idle company, light reading, and useless pastimes, could learn wisdom, they would find … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 17

MORNING “Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.” 1 Thessalonians 1:4 Many persons want to know their election before they look to Christ, but they cannot learn it thus, it is only to be discovered by “looking unto Jesus.” If … 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: JUNE 15

MORNING “And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.” Genesis 21:6 It was far above the power of nature, and even contrary to its laws, that the aged Sarah should … Continue reading

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