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The Submission of the Believer

My Utmost His Highest

"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 submit to me.” No, He leaves us perfectly free to choose — so free, in fact, that we can spit in His face or we can put Him to death, as others have done; and yet He will never say a word. But once His life has been created in me through His redemption, I instantly recognize His right to absolute authority over me. It is a complete and effective domination, in which I acknowledge that “You are worthy, O Lord . . .” (Revelation 4:11). . . He never insists on obedience, but when we truly see Him we will instantly obey Him. Then He is easily Lord of our life, and we live in adoration of Him from morning till night. (read more) (purchase)

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