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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 21

Everyone who accepts the teaching of St Paul must have a belief in “sanctification”. But I should myself be very chary of describing such operations of the Holy Ghost as “experiences” if by experiences we mean things necessarily discoverable by … 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 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 8

The Impartial Power of God By one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified. —Hebrews 10:14 We trample the blood of the Son of God underfoot if we think we are forgiven because we are sorry for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 3

“Not by Might nor by Power” My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power… —1 Corinthians 2:4 If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 27

The Consecration of Spiritual Power …by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. —Galatians 6:14 If I dwell on the Cross of Christ, I do not simply become inwardly devout and solely interested in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 26

The Focal Point of Spiritual Power …except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… —Galatians 6:14 If you want to know the power of God (that is, the resurrection life of Jesus) in your human flesh, you must dwell … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 20

The Forgiveness of God In Him we have…the forgiveness of sins… —Ephesians 1:7 Beware of the pleasant view of the fatherhood of God: God is so kind and loving that of course He will forgive us. That thought, based solely … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 14

Discovering Divine Design As for me, being on the way, the Lord led me… —Genesis 24:27 We should be so one with God that we don’t need to ask continually for guidance. Sanctification means that we are made the children … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 13

Faith or Experience? …the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. —Galatians 2:20 We should battle through our moods, feelings, and emotions into absolute devotion to the Lord Jesus. We must break out of our own … Continue reading

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