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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 28

Justification by Faith If when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life. —Romans 5:10 I am not saved by believing— I … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 34

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 2) So let us begin with God. Back of all, above all, before all is God; first in sequential order, above in rank and station, exalted in dignity and honor. As the self-existent … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 21

MORNING “Yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant.” 2 Samuel 23:5 This covenant is divine in its origin. “He hath made with me an everlasting covenant.” Oh that great word He ! Stop, my soul. God, the everlasting … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 8

MORNING “Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.” Revelation 3:4 We may understand this to refer to justification. “They shall walk … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 14

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 5) It is woven of the fine threads of the self-life, the hyphenated sins of the human spirit. They are not something we do, they are something we are, and therein lies both their … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 2

Chapter 1 Following Hard after God (PART 1) My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. -Psa. 63:8 Christian theology teaches the doctrine of prevenient grace, which briefly stated means this, that before a man can seek … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 29

MORNING “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” Matthew 6:9 This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption, “Our Father.” There is no acceptable prayer until we can … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 19

MORNING “Babes in Christ.” 1 Corinthians 3:1 Are you mourning, believer, because you are so weak in the divine life: because your faith is so little, your love so feeble? Cheer up, for you have cause for gratitude. Remember that … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 23

MORNING “Accepted in the beloved.” Ephesians 1:6 What a state of privilege! It includes our justification before God, but the term “acceptance” in the Greek means more than that. It signifies that we are the objects of divine complacence, nay, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 14

MORNING “If thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.” Exodus 20:25 God’s altar was to be built of unhewn stones, that no trace of human skill or labour might be seen upon it. Human wisdom delights … Continue reading

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