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My Utmost His Highest

"They said to Him, ’Rabbi . . . where are You staying?’ He said to them, ’Come and see’" (John 1:38-39)

Where our self-interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened. . . "You are Simon . . . You shall be called Cephas" (John 1:42). God writes our new name only on those places in our lives where He has erased our pride, self-sufficiency, and self-interest. Some of us have our new name written only in certain spots, like spiritual measles. And in those areas of our lives we look all right. When we are in our best spiritual mood, you would think we were the highest quality saints. But don’t dare look at us when we are not in that mood. A true disciple is one who has his new name written all over him — self-interest, pride, and self-sufficiency have been completely erased. (read more) (purchase)

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