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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 9

Focus on Faith, Not Feelings “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised” (Job 1:21 NIV). When you are … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 2

Develop the Habits That Produce Godliness “It was faith that made Moses leave Egypt without being afraid of the king’s anger. As though he saw the invisible God, he refused to turn back” (Hebrews 11:27 GNT). Sometimes I don’t feel … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 31

Yesterday You shall not go out with haste,…for the Lord will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard. —Isaiah 52:12 Security from Yesterday. “…God requires an account of what is past” (Ecclesiastes 3:15). At … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 30

“And Every Virtue We Possess” …All my springs are in you. —Psalm 87:7 Our Lord never “patches up” our natural virtues, that is, our natural traits, qualities, or characteristics. He completely remakes a person on the inside— “…put on the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 29

Deserter or Disciple? From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more. —John 6:66 When God, by His Spirit through His Word, gives you a clear vision of His will, you must “walk in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 28

Continuous Conversion …unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. —Matthew 18:3 These words of our Lord refer to our initial conversion, but we should continue to turn to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 25

His Birth and Our New Birth “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” —Matthew 1:23 His Birth in History. “…that Holy One who … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 23

Sharing in the Atonement God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… —Galatians 6:14 The gospel of Jesus Christ always forces a decision of our will. Have I accepted God’s verdict on sin … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 21

Experience or God’s Revealed Truth? We have received…the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God. —1 Corinthians 2:12 My experience is not what makes redemption real— redemption … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 18

Test of Faithfulness We know that all things work together for good to those who love God… —Romans 8:28 It is only a faithful person who truly believes that God sovereignly controls his circumstances. We take our circumstances for granted, … Continue reading

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