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DAILY HOPE: MAY 29

God Makes You New “Your name will no longer be Jacob …. From now on you will be called Israel” (Genesis 32:28 NLT). You don’t have to stay the same! In conversion, we’re given a new identity. Look at Jacob … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 23

Trust God for the Help You Need “Then the man said, ‘Let me go, for the dawn is breaking!’ But Jacob said, ‘I will not let you go unless you bless me’” (Genesis 32:26 NLT). Obviously, when God and Jacob … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 22

A Crisis Can Lead to Healing Choices “This left Jacob all alone in the camp, and a man came and wrestled with him until the dawn began to break. When the man saw that he would not win the match, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 16

Wrestling Before God Take up the whole armor of God…praying always… —Ephesians 6:13,18 You must learn to wrestle against the things that hinder your communication with God, and wrestle in prayer for other people; but to wrestle with God in … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 35

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 3) Anyone who might feel reluctant to surrender his will to the will of another should remember Jesus’ words, “Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.” We must of necessity be servant … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 20

Chapter 5 The Universal Presence (PART 2) “In the beginning God.” Not matter, for matter is not self-causing. It requires an antecedent cause, and God is that Cause. Not law, for law is but a name for the course which … 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 22

MORNING “Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheep.” Hosea 12:12 Jacob, while expostulating with Laban, thus describes his own toil, “This twenty years have I been with thee. That which was torn of beasts I … 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: OCTOBER 21

MORNING “The love of Christ constraineth us.” 2 Corinthians 5:14 How much owest thou unto my Lord? Has he ever done anything for thee? Has he forgiven thy sins? Has he covered thee with a robe of righteousness? Has he … Continue reading

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