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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 16

Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5 NIV). If you want to make healthy choices to be well and whole again, you have to learn to be meek. Matthew 5:5 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 19

The Service of Passionate Devotion …do you love Me?…Tend My sheep. —John 21:16 Jesus did not say to make converts to your way of thinking, but He said to look after His sheep, to see that they get nourished in … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 39

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 3) This unnatural condition is part of our sad heritage of sin, but in our day it is aggravated by our whole way of life. Advertising is largely based upon this habit of pretense. … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 38

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 2) Let us examine our burden. It is altogether an interior one. It attacks the heart and the mind and reaches the body only from within. First, there is the burden of pride. The … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 37

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 1) Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. —Matt. 5:5 A fairly accurate description of the human race might be furnished one unacquainted with it by taking the Beatitudes, turning them … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 2

MORNING “Who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.” Ephesians 1:11 Our belief in God’s wisdom supposes and necessitates that he has a settled purpose and plan in the work of salvation. What would creation have been … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 13

MORNING “God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry?” Jonah 4:9 Anger is not always or necessarily sinful, but it has such a tendency to run wild that whenever it displays itself, we should be quick to question … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 18

MORNING “Thy Redeemer.” Isaiah 54:5 Jesus, the Redeemer, is altogether ours and ours forever. All the offices of Christ are held on our behalf. He is king for us, priest for us, and prophet for us. Whenever we read a … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 12

MORNING “Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting.” Daniel 5:27 It is well frequently to weigh ourselves in the scale of God’s Word. You will find it a holy exercise to read some psalm of David, and, … Continue reading

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