Daily Devotional 7-16-19

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Daily Devotional, General

The notion of divine control How much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask Him? Matthew 7:11. Jesus is laying down rules of conduct for those who have His Spirit. By the simple argument of these verses He urges us to keep our minds filled with the notion of God’s control behind everything, which means that the disciple must maintain an attitude of perfect trust and an eagerness to ask and to seek. Notion your mind with the idea that...

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Daily Devotional 7-15-19

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in Daily Devotional, General

Bear fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, “We have Abraham as our father.” For I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. Luke 3:8 The searching ministry of John the Baptist was a clarion call to reality. Formalism in religion apart from true heart-exercise is an abomination in the sight of God. He is not served by the work of men’s hands or glorified by the declarations of their lips if the inward...

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Daily Devotional 7-14-19

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019 in Daily Devotional, General

The account with persecution But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil; but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. Matthew 5:39, etc. These verses reveal the humiliation of being a Christian. Naturally, if a man does not hit back, it is because he is a coward; but spiritually if a man does not hit back, it is a manifestation of the Son of God in him. When you are insulted, you must not only not resent it, but make it an occasion to...

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Daily Devotional 7-13-19

Posted by on Jul 13, 2019 in Daily Devotional, General

And Mary said: “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.” Luke 1:46–47 It has often been remarked that Luke’s Gospel “opens with a burst of melody.” The angels, Mary, Elisabeth, Zacharias, Simeon, Anna, and the shepherds, are all found praising and adoring the God of all grace who has raised up in the house of David, a Redeemer for His people. Mary’s song, that which we commonly call “The Magnificat,” is a wondrous expression...

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Daily Devotional 7-12-19

Posted by on Jul 12, 2019 in Daily Devotional, General

So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God. And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs. Amen. Mark 16:19–20 The risen Christ is serving still. Though ascended and glorified, the Savior will never give up the servant character which He assumed in grace when He came from the glory that He had with the Father to this poor...

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Daily Devotional 7-11-19

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Daily Devotional, General

The spiritual saint That I may know Him. Phil. 3:10. The initiative of the saint is not towards self-realization, but towards knowing Jesus Christ. The spiritual saint never believes circumstances to be haphazard, or thinks of his life as secular and sacred; he sees everything he is dumped down in as the means of securing the knowledge of Jesus Christ. There is a reckless abandonment about him. The Holy Spirit is determined that we shall realize Jesus Christ in every domain...

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