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Winning into Freedom

My Utmost His Highest

"If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed." (John 8:36)

If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be free.” But the spiritual part of our being never says “I can’t”; it simply soaks up everything around it. Our spirit hungers for more and more. It is the way we are built. We are designed with a great capacity for God, but sin, our own individuality, and wrong thinking keep us from getting to Him. God delivers us from sin — we have to deliver ourselves from our individuality. This means offering our natural life to God and sacrificing it to Him, so He may transform it into spiritual life through our obedience. . . We tend to rely on our own energy, instead of being energized by the power that comes from identification with Jesus. (read more) (purchase)

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