Daily Devotional

"My Utmost for His Highest"
Daily Devotional by Oswald Chambers

His Temptation and Ours
Published: September 18, 2014 5:00am
We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin —Hebrews 4:15Until we are born again, the only kind of temptation we understand is the kind mentioned in James 1:14
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Is There Good in Temptation?
Published: September 17, 2014 5:00am
No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man . . . —1 Corinthians 10:13The word temptation has come to mean something bad to us today, but we tend to use the word in the wrong way. Temptation itself is not sin; it is somethin
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Praying to God in Secret
Published: September 16, 2014 5:00am
When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place . . . —Matthew 6:6The primary thought in the area of religion is— keep your eyes on God, not on people. Your motivation sh
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What To Renounce
Published: September 15, 2014 5:00am
We have renounced the hidden things of shame . . .  —2 Corinthians 4:2Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life—the things that your sense of honor or pride will not allow to come into the light? You ca
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Arguments or Obedience
Published: September 14, 2014 5:00am
. . . the simplicity that is in Christ.  —2 Corinthians 11:3Simplicity is the secret to seeing things clearly. A saint does not think clearly until a long time passes, but a saint ought to see clearly without any difficulty. You cannot thi
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After Surrender— Then What?
Published: September 13, 2014 5:00am
I have finished the work which You have given Me to do —John 17:4True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will— and once that is done, surrender is complete. The greatest crisis we ever face is the
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Going Through Spiritual Confusion
Published: September 12, 2014 5:00am
Jesus answered and said, 'You do not know what you ask' —Matthew 20:22There are times in your spiritual life when there is confusion, and the way out of it is not simply to say that you should not be confused. It is not a matter of right and wr
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Missionary Weapons (2)
Published: September 11, 2014 5:00am
If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet —John 13:14Ministering in Everyday Opportunities. Ministering in everyday opportunities that surround us does not mean that we select our own sur
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Missionary Weapons (1)
Published: September 10, 2014 5:00am
When you were under the fig tree, I saw you —John 1:48Worshiping in Everyday Occasions. We presume that we would be ready for battle if confronted with a great crisis, but it is not the crisis that builds something within us— it simply re
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Do It Yourself (2)
Published: September 9, 2014 5:00am
. . . bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ . . . —2 Corinthians 10:5Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the strenuous nature of sainthood. Paul said, according to the Moffatt tra
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