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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 24

The Spiritual Search What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? —Matthew 7:9 The illustration of prayer that our Lord used here is one of a good child who is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 2

The Teaching of Adversity In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. —John 16:33 The typical view of the Christian life is that it means being delivered from all adversity. But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 6

Liberty and the Standards of Jesus Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free… —Galatians 5:1 A spiritually-minded person will never come to you with the demand— “Believe this and that”; a spiritually-minded person will … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 20

Friendship with God Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing…? —Genesis 18:17 The Delights of His Friendship. Genesis 18 brings out the delight of true friendship with God, as compared with simply feeling His presence occasionally in prayer. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 14

Yielding …you are that one’s slaves whom you obey… —Romans 6:16 The first thing I must be willing to admit when I begin to examine what controls and dominates me is that I am the one responsible for having yielded … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 10

Being an Example of His Message Preach the word! —2 Timothy 4:2 We are not saved only to be instruments for God, but to be His sons and daughters. He does not turn us into spiritual agents but into spiritual … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 3

Clouds and Darkness Clouds and darkness surround Him… —Psalm 97:2 A person who has not been born again by the Spirit of God will tell you that the teachings of Jesus are simple. But when he is baptized by the … Continue reading

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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: DECEMBER 23

MORNING “Friend, go up higher.” Luke 14:10 When first the life of grace begins in the soul, we do indeed draw near to God, but it is with great fear and trembling. The soul conscious of guilt, and humbled thereby, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 25

MORNING “To preach deliverance to the captives.” Luke 4:18 None but Jesus can give deliverance to captives. Real liberty cometh from him only. It is a liberty righteously bestowed; for the Son, who is Heir of all things, has a … Continue reading

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