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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 16

Does He Know Me? He calls his own…by name… —John 10:3 When I have sadly misunderstood Him? (see John 20:11-18). It is possible to know all about doctrine and still not know Jesus. A person’s soul is in grave danger … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 18

The Mystery of Believing He said, “Who are You, Lord?” —Acts 9:5 Through the miracle of redemption, Saul of Tarsus was instantly changed from a strong-willed and forceful Pharisee into a humble and devoted bondservant of the Lord Jesus. There … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 12

Getting There (2) They said to Him, “Rabbi…where are You staying?” He said to them, “Come and see.” —John 1:38-39 Where our self-interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened. “They…remained with Him that day….” That is about all some … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 6

MORNING “Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst.” John 4:14 He who is a believer in Jesus finds enough in his Lord to satisfy him now, and to content him for evermore. The believer … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 8

MORNING “They weave the spider’s web.” Isaiah 59:5 See the spider’s web, and behold in it a most suggestive picture of the hypocrite’s religion. It is meant to catch his prey: the spider fattens himself on flies, and the Pharisee … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 18

MORNING “They shall go hindmost with their standards.” Numbers 2:31 The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they … 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: MAY 24

MORNING “Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer.” Psalm 66:20 In looking back upon the character of our prayers, if we do it honestly, we shall be filled with wonder that God has ever answered them. There … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 28

MORNING “My expectation is from him.” Psalm 62:5 It is the believer’s privilege to use this language. If he is looking for aught from the world, it is a poor “expectation” indeed. But if he looks to God for the … Continue reading

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