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My Utmost for His Highest

The Holy Suffering of the Saint

"Let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good . . ." (1 Peter 4:19)The saint who satisfies the heart...
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Prayer in the Father’s Hearing

"Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ’Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.’" (John 11:41)Never let your common sense become so prominent and forceful that it...
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Prayer in the Father’s Honor

". . . that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God." (Luke 1:35)Am I simple enough to identify myself with my Lord...
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Prayer in the Father’s House

". . . they found Him in the temple . . . And He said to them, ’. . . Did you not know that I must be about...
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The Cross in Prayer

"In that day you will ask in My name . . ." (John 16:26)We too often think of the Cross of Christ as something we have to get through,...
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The Bewildering Call of God

"’. . . and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished.’ . . . But they understood none of these...
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The Brave Friendship of God

"He took the twelve aside . . ." (Luke 18:31)Oh, the bravery of God in trusting us! Do you say, “But He has been unwise to choose me, because...
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The Compelling Purpose of God

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . ." (Luke 18:31)We are not taken into a conscious agreement with God’s purpose...
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The Teaching of Adversity

"In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)If you are a child of God, you will certainly encounter...
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Learning About His Ways

"When Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples . . . He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities." (Matthew 11:1)He comes where He commands us...
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Becoming Entirely His

"Let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing." (James 1:4)Many of us appear to be all right in general, but there are...
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The Teaching of Disillusionment

"Jesus did not commit Himself to them . . . , for He knew what was in man." (John 2:24-25)Disillusionment means having no more misconceptions, false impressions, and false...
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Do You See Jesus in Your Clouds?

"Behold, He is coming with clouds . . ." (Revelation 1:7)In the Bible clouds are always associated with God. Clouds are the sorrows, sufferings, or providential circumstances, within or...
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God’s Purpose or Mine?

"He made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side . . ." (Mark 6:45)We tend to think that if Jesus Christ compels...
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The Way to Knowledge

"If anyone wills to do His will, he shall know concerning the doctrine . . ." (John 7:17)The golden rule to follow to obtain spiritual understanding is not one...
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The Way to Purity

"Those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart . . . For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness,...
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Am I Blessed Like This?

"Blessed are . . ." (Matthew 5:3-11)The Beatitudes contain the “dynamite” of the Holy Spirit. And they “explode” when the circumstances of our lives cause them to do so....
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His Nature and Our Motives

". . . unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 5:20)The characteristic of a...
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Sanctification (2)

"But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us . . . sanctification . . ." (1 Corinthians 1:30)The Life Side. The mystery of sanctification is...
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Sanctification (1)

"This is the will of God, your sanctification. . ." (1 Thessalonians 4:3)The Death Side. In sanctification God has to deal with us on the death side as well...
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The Doorway to the Kingdom

"Blessed are the poor in spirit . . ." (Matthew 5:3)As long as we have some self-righteous idea that we can carry out our Lord’s teaching, God will allow...
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Dependent on God’s Presence

"Those who wait on the Lord . . . shall walk and not faint." (Isaiah 40:31)Having the reality of God’s presence is not dependent on our being in a...
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The Submission of the Believer

"You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am." (John 13:13)Our Lord never insists on having authority over us. He never says, “You will...
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The Mystery of Believing

"He said, 'Who are You, Lord?'" (Acts 9:5)Many people begin coming to God once they stop being religious, because there is only one master of the human heart —...
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