• My for His Highest

    Vicarious intercession

    Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. Hebrews 10:19. Beware of imagining that intercession means bringing our personal sympathies into the presence of God and demanding that He does what we ask. Our…

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    Vital intercession

    Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit. Eph. 6:18. As we go on in intercession we may find that our obedience to God is going to cost other people more than we thought. The danger then is…

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    The passion of patience

    Though it tarry, wait for it. Hab. 2:3. Patience is not indifference; patience conveys the idea of an immensely strong rock withstanding all onslaughts. The vision of God is the source of patience, because it imparts a moral inspiration. Moses…

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    The spontaneity of love

    Love suffereth long, and is kind . . . 1 Cor. 13:4-8. Love is not premeditated, it is spontaneous, that is, it bursts up in extraordinary ways. There is nothing of mathematical certainty in Paul’s category of love. We cannot…

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    What you will get

    Thy life will I give thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest. Jeremiah 45:5. This is the unshakable secret of the Lord to those who trust Him —‘I will give thee thy life.’ What more does a…

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    What do you want?

    Seekest thou great things for thyself? Jeremiah 45:5. Are you seeking great things for yourself? Not seeking to be a great one, but seeking great things from God for yourself. God wants you in a closer relationship to Himself than…

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    The supreme climb

    Take now thy son, . . .and offer him there for a burnt-offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of. Genesis 22:2. Character determines how a man interprets God’s will (cf. Psalm 18:25-26). Abraham interpreted God’s…