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You Are Not Your Own

My Utmost His Highest

"Do you not know that . . . you are not your own?" (1 Corinthians 6:19) 

There is no such thing as a private life, or a place to hide in this world, for a man or woman who is intimately aware of and shares in the sufferings of Jesus Christ. . . We are not sanctified for ourselves. We are called into intimacy with the gospel, and things happen that appear to have nothing to do with us. But God is getting us into fellowship with Himself. Let Him have His way. If you refuse, you will be of no value to God in His redemptive work in the world, but will be a hindrance and a stumbling block. . . Why shouldn’t we experience heartbreak? Through those doorways God is opening up ways of fellowship with His Son. . . If God can accomplish His purposes in this world through a broken heart, then why not thank Him for breaking yours? (read more) (purchase)

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