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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 29

Gracious Uncertainty …it has not yet been revealed what we shall be… —1 John 3:2 Our natural inclination is to be so precise– trying always to forecast accurately what will happen next– that we look upon uncertainty as a bad … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 36

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 4) Another saying of Jesus, and a most disturbing one, was put in the form of a question, “How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 18

MORNING “Rend your heart, and not your garments.” Joel 2:13 Garment-rending and other outward signs of religious emotion, are easily manifested and are frequently hypocritical; but to feel true repentance is far more difficult, and consequently far less common. Men … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 14

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 5) It is woven of the fine threads of the self-life, the hyphenated sins of the human spirit. They are not something we do, they are something we are, and therein lies both their … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 5

MORNING “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” Isaiah 54:17 This day is notable in English history for two great deliverances wrought by God for us. On this day the plot of the Papists to destroy our Houses … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 29

MORNING “Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.” Leviticus 13:13 Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 11

MORNING “Oh that I were as in months past.” Job 29:2 Numbers of Christians can view the past with pleasure, but regard the present with dissatisfaction; they look back upon the days which they have passed in communing with the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 29

MORNING “Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” 1 Thessalonians 4:14 Let us not imagine that the soul sleeps in insensibility. “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise,” is the whisper of Christ to every … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 15

MORNING “And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.” Genesis 21:6 It was far above the power of nature, and even contrary to its laws, that the aged Sarah should … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 3

MORNING “I will give thee for a covenant of the people.” Isaiah 49:8 Jesus Christ is himself the sum and substance of the covenant, and as one of its gifts. He is the property of every believer. Believer, canst thou … Continue reading

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