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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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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 8

True Faith Is Active, Never Passive “When will you ever learn that ‘believing’ is useless without doing what God wants you to? Faith that does not result in good deeds is not real faith” (James 2:20 TLB). Is faith simply … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 1

Choose to Trust God in 2018 “It was by faith that Noah built a large boat to save his family from the flood. He obeyed God, who warned him about things that had never happened before” (Hebrews 11:7 NLT). Faith … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 10

The Offering of the Natural It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman. —Galatians 4:22 Paul was not dealing with sin in this chapter of Galatians, but with the relation … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 1

The Law and the Gospel Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. —James 2:10 The moral law does not consider our weaknesses as human beings; in fact, it does not … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 18

Winning into Freedom If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. —John 8:36 If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be free.” But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 17

The Eternal Goal By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you… —Genesis 22:16-17 Abraham, at this point, has reached where he is in touch with the very nature of God. He … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 11

The Supreme Climb He said, “Take now your son…” —Genesis 22:2 God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 2

Obedience or Independence? If you love Me, keep My commandments. —John 14:15 Our Lord never insists on obedience. He stresses very definitely what we ought to do, but He never forces us to do it. We have to obey Him … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 29

Substitution He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. —2 Corinthians 5:21 The modern view of the death of Jesus is that He died for our … Continue reading

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