Daily Devotionals

The Proper Perspective

Thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ… —2 Corinthians 2:14The proper perspective of a servant of God must not simply be as near to the highest as he can get, but it must be the highest. Be careful that you vigorously maintain…

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Nothing of the Old Life!

If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. —2 Corinthians 5:17Our Lord never tolerates our prejudices— He is directly opposed to them and puts them to death. We tend to think that God …

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The Witness of the Spirit

The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit… —Romans 8:16We are in danger of getting into a bargaining spirit with God when we come to Him— we want the witness of the Spirit before we have done what God tells us to do.
Why doesn’t God revea…

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Impulsiveness or Discipleship?

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith… —Jude 20There was nothing of the nature of impulsive or thoughtless action about our Lord, but only a calm strength that never got into a panic. Most of us develop our Christianit…

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Is God’s Will My Will?

This is the will of God, your sanctification… —1 Thessalonians 4:3Sanctification is not a question of whether God is willing to sanctify me— is it my will? Am I willing to let God do in me everything that has been made possible through the atone…

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The Unheeded Secret

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” —John 18:36The great enemy of the Lord Jesus Christ today is the idea of practical work that has no basis in the New Testament but comes from the systems of the world. This work insists upon endless en…

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The Key to the Missionary’s Devotion

…they went forth for His name’s sake… —3 John 7Our Lord told us how our love for Him is to exhibit itself when He asked, “Do you love Me?” (John 21:17). And then He said, “Feed My sheep.” In effect, He said, &#8220…

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If Only, If Only, If Only …

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29-31 (NIV) I chose her register not because her line […]

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The Key of the Greater Work

…I say to you, he who believes in Me,…greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father. —John 14:12Prayer does not equip us for greater works— prayer is the greater work. Yet we think of prayer as some commonsense exercise of our higher p…

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Facing Life’s Worries With Truth

“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the […]

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