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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 28

The Riches of the Destitute …being justified freely by His grace… —Romans 3:24 The gospel of the grace of God awakens an intense longing in human souls and an equally intense resentment, because the truth that it reveals is not … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 18

Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow? When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:23 The rich young ruler went away from Jesus speechless with sorrow, having nothing to say in response to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 25

The Destitution of Service …though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved. —2 Corinthians 12:15 Natural human love expects something in return. But Paul is saying, “It doesn’t really matter to me whether you love me … 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: DECEMBER 24

MORNING “For your sakes he became poor.” 2 Corinthians 8:9 The Lord Jesus Christ was eternally rich, glorious, and exalted; but “though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor.” As the rich saint cannot be true in … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 8

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 3) Then heaven opened and a voice was heard saying to him, “By myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for because thou bast done this thing, and bast not withheld thy … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 23

MORNING “Will ye also go away?” John 6:67 Many have forsaken Christ, and have walked no more with him; but what reason have you to make a change? Has there been any reason for it in the past? Has not … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 2

MORNING “The hope which is laid up for you in heaven.” Colossians 1:5 Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay of our joy here. It will animate our hearts to think often of heaven, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 3

MORNING “Thou whom my soul loveth.” Song of Solomon 1:7 It is well to be able, without any “if” or “but,” to say of the Lord Jesus–“Thou whom my soul loveth.” Many can only say of Jesus that they hope … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 1

MORNING “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalm 73:24 The Psalmist felt his need of divine guidance. He had just been discovering the foolishness of his own heart, and lest he should be … Continue reading

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