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The Place of Humiliation

My Utmost His Highest

"If You can do anything, have compassion on us and help us." (Mark 9:22)

After every time of exaltation, we are brought down with a sudden rush into things as they really are, where it is neither beautiful, poetic, nor thrilling. The height of the mountaintop is measured by the dismal drudgery of the valley, but it is in the valley that we have to live for the glory of God. We see His glory on the mountain, but we never live for His glory there. It is in the place of humiliation that we find our true worth to God — that is where our faithfulness is revealed. . . When you were on the mountaintop you could believe anything, but what about when you were faced with the facts of the valley? (read more) (purchase)

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