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Here is Oswald Chambers' bestselling devotional in James Reimann's lightly updated language! This paperback, value edition of My Utmost for His Highest is perfect for churches, prayer groups or prison ministries buying in bulk. A 365-day devotional, each Spirit-filled entry takes the reader through a different spiritual issue, offering discipline, wisdom, correction or all three. If you're looking for a devotional to help you pursue a deeper walk with Jesus Christ, My Utmost for His Highest will not disappoint!
Excerpt from "September 11, Missionary Weapons" in the updated language:
The things Jesus did were the most menial of everyday tasks, and this is an indication that it takes all of God’s power in me to accomplish even the most common tasks in His way. Can I use a towel as He did? Towels, dishes, sandals, and all the other ordinary things in our lives reveal what we are made of more quickly than anything else. It takes God Almighty Incarnate in us to do the most menial duty as it ought to be done.
Jesus said, “I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you” (John 13:15). Notice the kind of people that God brings around you, and you will be humiliated once you realize that this is actually His way of revealing to you the kind of person you have been to Him. Now He says we should exhibit to those around us exactly what He has exhibited to us.
Do you find yourself responding by saying, “Oh, I will do all that once I’m out on the mission field”? Talking in this way is like trying to produce the weapons of war while in the trenches of the battlefield— you will be killed while trying to do it.
We have to go the “second mile” with God (see Matthew 5:41). Yet some of us become worn out in the first ten steps. Then we say, “Well, I’ll just wait until I get closer to the next big crisis in my life.” But if we do not steadily minister in everyday opportunities, we will do nothing when the crisis comes.
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Posted by Mimi on 10th Jan 2014
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My Utmost for His Highest
Posted by Unknown on 8th Oct 2013
Very inspiring daily boosts.