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My Utmost for His Highest

The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

"Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . ." (Isaiah 49:5) The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by God in Christ Jesus is the...
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The Divine Commandment of Life

". . . be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect." (Matthew 5:48) Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according...
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Are You Going on With Jesus?

"You are those who have continued with Me in My trials." (Luke 22:28) The temptations of Jesus continued throughout His earthly life, and they will continue throughout the life of the Son of God in us....
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His Temptation and Ours

"We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin." (Hebrews 4:15) The temptations of Jesus are not those of a...
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Is There Good in Temptation?

"No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man . . ." (1 Corinthians 10:13) Temptation itself is not sin; it is something we are bound to face simply by virtue of being...
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Praying to God in Secret

"When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place . . ." (Matthew 6:6) The primary thought in the area of...
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What To Renounce

"We have renounced the hidden things of shame . . ." (2 Corinthians 4:2) Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life — the things that your sense of honor or pride will...
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Arguments or Obedience

". . . the simplicity that is in Christ." (2 Corinthians 11:3) You cannot think through spiritual confusion to make things clear; to make things clear, you must obey. . . If there is something in...
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After Surrender — Then What?

"I have finished the work which You have given Me to do." (John 17:4) True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will — and once that is done, surrender...
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Going Through Spiritual Confusion

"Jesus answered and said, ’You do not know what you ask’." (Matthew 20:22) There are times in your spiritual life when there is confusion, and the way out of it is not simply to say that...
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