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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 21

Impulsiveness or Discipleship? But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith… —Jude 20 There was nothing of the nature of impulsive or thoughtless action about our Lord, but only a calm strength that never got into a … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 26

The “Go” of Reconciliation If you…remember that your brother has something against you… —Matthew 5:23 This verse says, “If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you….” It is not saying, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 14

The Discipline of the Lord My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him. —Hebrews 12:5 It is very easy to grieve the Spirit of God; we do it by … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 13

“Do Not Quench the Spirit” Do not quench the Spirit. —1 Thessalonians 5:19 The voice of the Spirit of God is as gentle as a summer breeze— so gentle that unless you are living in complete fellowship and oneness with … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 20

Dependent on God’s Presence Those who wait on the Lord…shall walk and not faint. —Isaiah 40:31 There is no thrill for us in walking, yet it is the test for all of our steady and enduring qualities. To “walk and … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 3

“The Secret of the Lord” The secret of the Lord is with those who fear Him… —Psalm 25:14 What is the sign of a friend? Is it that he tells you his secret sorrows? No, it is that he tells … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 24

The Delight of Despair When I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead. —Revelation 1:17 It may be that, like the apostle John, you know Jesus Christ intimately. Yet when He suddenly appears to you with totally unfamiliar … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 9

Reaching Beyond Our Grasp Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 There is a difference between holding on to a principle and having a vision. A principle does not come from moral … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 20

Friendship with God Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing…? —Genesis 18:17 The Delights of His Friendship. Genesis 18 brings out the delight of true friendship with God, as compared with simply feeling His presence occasionally in prayer. … Continue reading

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