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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 11

Individuality Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself…” —Matthew 16:24 Individuality is the hard outer layer surrounding the inner spiritual life. Individuality shoves others aside, separating and isolating people. We see … 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: JULY 10

The Spiritually Lazy Saint Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together… —Hebrews 10:24-25 We are all capable of being spiritually lazy saints. We want to stay … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 19

Taking the Initiative Against Drudgery Arise, shine… —Isaiah 60:1 When it comes to taking the initiative against drudgery, we have to take the first step as though there were no God. There is no point in waiting for God to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 11

Individuality Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself…” —Matthew 16:24 Individuality is the hard outer layer surrounding the inner spiritual life. Individuality shoves others aside, separating and isolating people. We see … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 8

MORNING “They weave the spider’s web.” Isaiah 59:5 See the spider’s web, and behold in it a most suggestive picture of the hypocrite’s religion. It is meant to catch his prey: the spider fattens himself on flies, and the Pharisee … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 24

MORNING “Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler.” Psalm 91:3 God delivers his people from the snare of the fowler in two senses. From, and out of. First, he delivers them from the snare–does not let … Continue reading

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