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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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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 20

Chapter 5 The Universal Presence (PART 2) “In the beginning God.” Not matter, for matter is not self-causing. It requires an antecedent cause, and God is that Cause. Not law, for law is but a name for the course which … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 8

MORNING “Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.” Revelation 3:4 We may understand this to refer to justification. “They shall walk … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 10

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 1) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. —Heb. 10:19 Among the famous sayings of the Church fathers none is better known than Augustine’s, “Thou hast formed … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 2

MORNING “Thou art all fair, my love.” Song of Solomon 4:7 The Lord’s admiration of his Church is very wonderful, and his description of her beauty is very glowing. She is not merely fair, but “all fair.” He views her … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 26

MORNING “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.” Ecclesiastes 9:10 “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do,” refers to works that are possible. There are many things which our heart findeth to do which we never shall … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 9

MORNING “I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not.” Jeremiah 33:3 There are different translations of these words. One version renders it, “I will shew thee great and fortified things.” Another, “Great and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 9

MORNING “Forget not all His benefits.” Psalm 103:2 It is a delightful and profitable occupation to mark the hand of God in the lives of ancient saints, and to observe his goodness in delivering them, his mercy in pardoning them, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 22

MORNING “He shall build the temple of the Lord; and he shall bear the glory.” Zechariah 6:13 Christ himself is the builder of his spiritual temple, and he has built it on the mountains of his unchangeable affection, his omnipotent … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 18

MORNING “She bound the scarlet line in the window.” Joshua 2:21 Rahab depended for her preservation upon the promise of the spies, whom she looked upon as the representatives of the God of Israel. Her faith was simple and firm, … Continue reading

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