Daily Devotional

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

The Assigning of the Call
Published: September 30, 2014 5:00am
I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church . . . —Colossians 1:24We take our own spiritual consecration and try to make it into a c
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The Awareness of the Call
Published: September 29, 2014 5:00am
. . . for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel! —1 Corinthians 9:16We are inclined to forget the deeply spiritual and supernatural touch of God. If you are able to tell exactly where you were when you received
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The “Go” of Unconditional Identification
Published: September 28, 2014 5:00am
Jesus . . . said to him, 'One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor . . . and come, take up the cross, and follow Me' —Mark 10:21 The rich young ruler had the controlling passion to be perfect. When he sa
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The “Go” of Renunciation
Published: September 27, 2014 5:00am
. . . someone said to Him, 'Lord, I will follow You wherever You go' —Luke 9:57 Our Lord's attitude toward this man was one of severe discouragement, “for He knew what was in man” (John 2:25). We would have said, “I
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The “Go” of Reconciliation
Published: September 26, 2014 5:00am
If you . . . remember that your brother has something against you . . . —Matthew 5:23This verse says, “If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you . . . .” It is not saying, &#
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The “Go” of Relationship
Published: September 25, 2014 5:00am
Whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two—Matthew 5:41 Our Lord's teaching can be summed up in this: the relationship that He demands for us is an impossible one unless He has done a super-natural work in us. Jesus Christ demands
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The “Go” of Preparation
Published: September 24, 2014 5:00am
If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift—Matthew 5:23-24
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The Missionary’s Goal
Published: September 23, 2014 5:00am
He . . . said to them, 'Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . . ' —Luke 18:31In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the beginning and the end are exactly th
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The Missionary’s Master and Teacher
Published: September 22, 2014 5:00am
You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am . . . . I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master . . .—John 13:13, 16To have a master and teacher is not the same thing as being mastered and taught. Having a master and
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The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose
Published: September 21, 2014 5:00am
Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . . —Isaiah 49:5The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by God in Christ Jesus is the destruction of our preconceived ideas, our narrow-minded thinking, and
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