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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 28

Three Realities About Heaven “Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand” (Colossians 3:1 NLT). We have many … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 12

Developing the Eyes of Faith – Step Two “By our baptism, then, we were buried with him and shared his death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from death by the glorious power of the Father, so also … 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 7

Repentance Godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation… —2 Corinthians 7:10 Conviction of sin is best described in the words: My sins, my sins, my Savior, How sad on Thee they fall. Conviction of sin is one of the most … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 6

The Nature of Regeneration When it pleased God…to reveal His Son in me… —Galatians 1:15-16 If Jesus Christ is going to regenerate me, what is the problem He faces? It is simply this— I have a heredity in which I … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 25

Sacrifice and Friendship I have called you friends… —John 15:15 We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for us to do. We make … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 15

The Evidence of the New Birth You must be born again. —John 3:7 The answer to Nicodemus’ question, “How can a man be born when he is old?” is: Only when he is willing to die to everything in his … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 29

The Strictest Discipline If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 15

Get Moving! (2) Also…add to your faith… —2 Peter 1:5 In the matter of drudgery. Peter said in this passage that we have become “partakers of the divine nature” and that we should now be “giving all diligence,” concentrating on … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 20

Taking Possession of Our Own Soul By your patience possess your souls. —Luke 21:19 When a person is born again, there is a period of time when he does not have the same vitality in his thinking or reasoning that … Continue reading

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