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My Utmost for His Highest

Not by Might nor by Power

"My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power…" (1 Corinthians 2:4) If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the...
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Christian Perfection

"Not that I have already attained, or am already perfect…" (Philippians 3:12) Christian perfection is the perfection of a relationship with God that shows itself to be true even amid the seemingly unimportant aspects of human...
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The Law and the Gospel

"Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all." (James 2:10) Conviction of sin always brings a fearful, confining sense of the law. It makes a person hopeless...
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By the Grace of God I Am What I Am

"By the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain…" (1 Corinthians 15:10) Never worry about whether what you say sounds humble before others or not. But...
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The Supremacy of Jesus Christ

"He will glorify Me…" (John 16:14) The New Testament example of the Christian experience is that of a personal, passionate devotion to the Person of Jesus Christ. Every other kind of so-called Christian experience is detached...
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The Riches of the Destitute

"…being justified freely by His grace…" (Romans 3:24) We have to realize that we cannot earn or win anything from God through our own efforts. We must either receive it as a gift or do without...
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The Consecration of Spiritual Power

"…by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world." (Galatians 6:14) We must never allow anything to interfere with the consecration of our spiritual power. Consecration (being dedicated to God’s service)...
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The Focal Point of Spiritual Power

"…except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14) If you want to know the power of God (that is, the resurrection life of Jesus) in your human flesh, you must dwell on the...
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The Secret of Spiritual Consistency

"God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14) Most of us are not consistent spiritually because we are more concerned about being consistent externally. In the external...
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Direction of Focus

"Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters…, so our eyes look to the Lord our God…" (Psalm 123:2) This verse is a description of total reliance on God. Just as...
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