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so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

June 6, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 6/06/2011

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Earthly life is a pilgrimage, and as such it is full of temptations. But our spiritual growth is worked out in temptation. By experiencing temptations, we know ourselves. By fighting them we have a chance to become winners. By overcoming them, we are crowned victors. Lord, you are our physician, healing the ills of all. — St. Augustine

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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[Dealing With Sin in the Church] “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.

May 10, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 5/10/2011

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Turn my doubt into courage, my weaknesses into strength by faith in Jesus through the Spirit; help me to feel Your will in all I see, hear and do.

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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TAKE THE INITIATIVE

“Add to your faith virtue. . .” (“Furnish your faith with resolution.”) (MOFFATT.) 2 Peter 1:5

“Add” means there is something we have to do. We are in danger of forgetting that we cannot do what God does, and that God will not do what we can do. We cannot save ourselves nor sanctify ourselves, God does that; but God will not give us good habits, He will not give us character, He will not make us walk aright. We have to do all that ourselves, we have to work out the salvation God has worked in. “Add” means to get into the habit of doing things, and in the initial stages it is difficult. To take the initiative is to make a beginning, to instruct yourself in the way you have to go.

Beware of the tendency of asking the way when you know it perfectly well. Take the initiative, stop hesitating, and take the first step. Be resolute when God speaks, act in faith immediately on what He says, and never revise your decisions. If you hesitate when God tells you to do a thing, you endanger your standing in grace. Take the initiative, take it yourself, take the step with your will now, make it impossible to go back. Burn your bridges behind you – “I will write that letter”; “I will pay that debt.” Make the thing inevitable.

We have to get into the habit of hearkening to God about everything, to form the habit of finding out what God says. If when a crisis comes, we instinctively turn to God, we know that the habit has been formed. We have to take the initiative where we are, not where we are not.

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The king . . . must not acquire great numbers of horses for himself. Deuteronomy 17:16

Solomon should have heeded his father’s words: “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God” (Ps. 20:7). We should do the same. We are tempted in this world to build up our own sense of security by amassing great wealth, possessions, and even information, but if we lack dependence on God, we’re trusting things that are subject to decay, theft, and any number of threats. Put your trust in the eternal, infallible, omnipotent Lord.

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Acts 7:51 — 8:1
Psalm 31:3-4, 6-8, 17, 21
John 6:30-35

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Whenever we suffer some affliction, we should regard it both as punishment and as a correction. Our holy Scriptures themselves do not promise us peace, security and rest. On the contrary, the Gospel makes no secret of the troubles and temptations that await us, but it also says that he who perseveres to the end will be saved. So we must not grumble, my brothers, and for as the Apostle says: some of them murmured and were destroyed by serpents. Is there any affliction now endured by mankind that was not endured by our fathers before us? What sufferings of ours even bear comparison with what we know of their sufferings? How then can you think that past ages were better than your own? — St. Augustine

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Revival: Prickly Problems of the Existence and Who-What ChristiansListen now

Dr. Havner examines two important questions: Who is Jesus? What does He want us to do?  – Program Notes & Quotes

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[Life Through the Spirit] Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death.

May 10, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 5/09/2011

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I need to find my vision, to finally get off the fence, to finally walk the one walk I feel; but I cannot do it alone, I need Your help Lord. I need to bring more discipline to my faith through prayer and practice of prayer until there is no doubt that I have laid it all before You, and gratefully walk by faith and faith alone, prepared and ready through prayer for what ever or wherever You aim and release or place me.

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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GRASP WITHOUT REACH

“Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint.” Proverbs 29:18 (R.V.)

There is a difference between an ideal and a vision. An ideal has no moral inspiration; a vision has. The people who give themselves over to ideals rarely do anything. A man’s conception of Deity may be used to justify his deliberate neglect of his duty. Jonah argued that because God was a God of justice and of mercy, therefore everything would be all right. I may have a right conception of God, and that may be the very reason why I do not do my duty. But wherever there is vision, there is also a life of rectitude because the vision imparts moral incentive.

Ideals may lull to ruin. Take stock of yourself spiritually and see whether you have ideals only or if you have vision.

“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,

Or what’s a heaven for?”

“Where there is no vision. . . .” When once we lose sight of God, we begin to be reckless, we cast off certain restraints, we cast off praying, we cast off the vision of God in little things, and begin to act on our own initiative. If we are eating what we have out of our own hand, doing things on our own initiative without expecting God to come in, we are on the downward path, we have lost the vision. Is our attitude to-day an attitude that springs from our vision of God? Are we expecting God to do greater things than He has ever done? Is there a freshness and vigour in our spiritual out look?

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The boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. Judges 13:5

Looking only at the immediate repercussions, we could come to the conclusion that God overlooked Samson’s misdeeds, including his brazen disregard for the welfare of animals. But surveying the big picture, we can see that Samson’s pattern of following his own impulses ultimately led to the loss of his strength followed by his death in one final blow to the Philistines. His disobedience should break our hearts, not harden them against sins against God, man, and animals alike.

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Acts 6:8-15
Psalm 119:23-24, 26-27, 29-30
John 6:22-29

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The sin is caused not by the flesh, but by the will of the soul, and the corruption contracted from sin is not sin, but sin’s punishment. — St. Augustine

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Revival: Prickly Problems of the ExistenceListen now

As we continue our series on revival with the late Dr. Vance Havner, we focus on a few thorns – Program Notes & Quotes

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Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

May 10, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 5/08/2011

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In full awareness and with a grateful heart I give thanks for this day with me and mine and for my Mom whose continual prayers help bring me home in these moments, with this awareness and is always in my thoughts and prayers.

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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THE PATIENCE OF FAITH

“Because thou hast kept the word of My patience.” Revelation 3:10

Patience is more than endurance. A saint’s life is in the hands of God like a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer. God is aiming at something the saint cannot see, and He stretches and strains, and every now and again the saint says – “I cannot stand any more.” God does not heed, He goes on stretching till His purpose is in sight, then He lets fly. Trust yourself in God’s hands. For what have you need of patience just now? Maintain your relationship to Jesus Christ by the patience of faith. “Though He slay me, yet will I wait for Him.”

Faith is not a pathetic sentiment, but robust vigorous confidence built on the fact that God is holy love. You cannot see Him just now, you cannot understand what He is doing, but you know Him. Shipwreck occurs where there is not that mental poise which comes from being established on the eternal truth that God is holy love. Faith is the heroic effort of your life, you fling yourself in reckless confidence on God.

God has ventured all in Jesus Christ to save us, now He wants us to venture our all in abandoned confidence in Him. There are spots where that faith has not worked in us as yet, places untouched by the life of God. There were none of those spots in Jesus Christ’s life, and there are to be none in ours. “This is life eternal, that they might know Thee.” The real meaning of eternal life is a life that can face anything it has to face without wavering. If we take this view, life becomes one great romance, a glorious opportunity for seeing marvellous things all the time. God is disciplining us to get us into this central place of power.

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The righteous care for the needs of their animals. Proverbs 12:10

Cruelty toward animals generally comes from the mistaken belief that they are not significant parts of God’s plan. But God’s creation is valuable to Him. We’ll see example after example of how God uses animals to accomplish His works and communicate His message. And they are His handiwork! Some animal rights campaigns don’t come from biblical worldview. But the call to treat animals with respect and care is biblical. Honor that in your actions, words, and attitudes.

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Acts 2:14, 22-33
Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11
1 Peter 1:17-21
Luke 24:13-35

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Unhappy is the soul enslaved by the love of anything that is mortal. — St. Augustine

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Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

May 7, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 5/07/2011

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To ‘love Jesus personally, passionately and devotedly beyond any of the closest ties on earth’ is a righteous thought, but a walk for which we indeed must count to cost!

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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BUILDING FOR ETERNITY

“For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?” Luke 14:28

Our Lord refers not to a cost we have to count, but to a cost which He has counted. The cost was those thirty years in Nazareth, those three years of popularity, scandal and hatred, the deep unfathomable agony in Gethsemane, and the onslaught at Calvary – the pivot upon which the whole of Time and Eternity turns. Jesus Christ has counted the cost. Men are not going to laugh at Him at last and say – “This man began to build, and was not able to finish.”

The conditions of discipleship laid down by Our Lord in vv. 26, 27 and 33 mean that the men and women He is going to use in His mighty building enterprises are those in whom He has done everything. “If any man come to Me, and hate not . . . he cannot be My disciple.” Our Lord implies that the only men and women He will use in His building enterprises are those who love Him personally, passionately and devotedly beyond any of the closest ties on earth. The conditions are stern, but they are glorious.

All that we build is going to be inspected by God. Is God going to detect in His searching fire that we have built on the foundation of Jesus some enterprise of our own? These are days of tremendous enterprises, days when we are trying to work for God, and therein is the snare. Profoundly speaking, we can never work for God. Jesus takes us over for His enterprises, His building schemes entirely, and no soul has any right to claim where he shall be put.

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At Horeb they made a calf and worshiped an idol cast from metal. Psalm 106:19

Have you ever heard someone credit God with an event you thought was more likely a happy coincidence? While we should be careful what we describe as a revelation of God’s will (e.g. “God gave me this parking spot; He must want me to shop at this store.”) we should remember that God is sovereign over all of His creation. Part of Israel’s mistake was viewing creation as independent and outside of God’s control. Don’t be afraid to give God glory for everything.

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Acts 6:1-7
Psalm 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19
John 6:16-21

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Daily advance, then, in this love, both by praying and by well doing, that through the help of Him who enjoined it on you, and whose gift it is, it may be nourished and increased, until, being perfected, it render you perfect. — St. Augustine

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Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

May 6, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 5/06/2011

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So powerful is today’s ‘My Utmost for His Highest’ devotion to those with open hearts and blessed with the ability of recollection; ‘lest we forget just how You dealt with each of us – with patience and with gentleness’.

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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LIBERTY ON THE ABYSS OF THE GOSPEL

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free.” Galatians 5:1

A spiritually minded man will never come to you with the demand – “Believe this and that;” but with the demand that you square your life with the standards of Jesus. We are not asked to believe the Bible, but to believe the One Whom the Bible reveals (cf. John 5:39-40). We are called to present liberty of conscience, not liberty of view. If we are free with the liberty of Christ, others will be brought into that same liberty – the liberty of realizing the dominance of Jesus Christ.

Always keep your life measured by the standards of Jesus. Bow your neck to His yoke alone, and to no other yoke whatever; and be careful to see that you never bind a yoke on others that is not placed by Jesus Christ. It takes God a long time to get us out of the way of thinking that unless everyone sees as we do, they must be wrong. That is never God’s view. There is only one liberty, the liberty of Jesus at work in our conscience enabling us to do what is right.

Don’t get impatient, remember how God dealt with you – with patience and with gentleness; but never water down the truth of God. Let it have its way and never apologize for it. Jesus said, “Go and make disciples,” not “make converts to your opinions.”

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It will be as you say, so that you may know there is no one like the LORD our God. Exodus 8:10

True submissive belief in God doesn’t come as the result of arguments, protests, or acts of force. Remember as you encounter people of other beliefs (or those who claim to have no beliefs at all) that while they may base their beliefs on their understanding of the facts, belief is ultimately a matter of the heart and will. Someone who refuses to believe your point of view will usually be more receptive to your love and compassion. Instead of plaguing them with verbal attacks, show love.

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Acts 5:34-42
Psalm 27:1, 4, 13-14
John 6:1-15

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He knows how to live well who knows how to pray well. — St. Augustine

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Revival: Now Thee Alone I Seek Listen now

Vance Havner’s powerful concluding words on what it means to seek God – Program Notes & Quotes

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if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

May 4, 2011

My Daily Prayers and Readings for 5/04/2011

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I don’t know if I have learned that much, or if am just aware of Your presence more often, but I do know when things break, go wrong, come up, that were not planned; I take it as a sign to stop and make sure I am connected to and with You, more often than the my old ways and the alternative of getting upset and aggravated, as I fight to overcome and catch up on that which is not even in my control. Under the sun we get so busy and so depend on being busy and the things that help us keep busy that we forget to or even feel guilty to stop being busy and just spend time with You; whether in prayer by just saying the Lord’s Prayer (Our Father) or reading or listening to a devotion or Bible verse, or listening my favorite Christian inspired music. It is not easy to let go of bad habits or of the false feelings of being busy, but stopping is better than the alternative, for in the end all the busyness and the things that we do, all will pass, yet the time spent with You is preparing us for that which will not pass; so where our time is better spent. Thank You for this awareness and lesson learned; at least this today.

Abba Father in the name of Christ Jesus who lives within me through the Holy Spirit I pray that You create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me, for my one walk in and with Jesus today. Asking that You bless me and mine in fulfillment of Your will and keep us from evil and pain; and if we get nothing else done this day, let us spend it loving You and others as You love us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

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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 approach to God is due entirely to the vicarious identification of our Lord with sin. We have “boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus.”

Spiritual stubbornness is the most effectual hindrance to intercession, because it is based on sympathy with that in ourselves and in others that we do not think needs atoning for. We have the notion that there are certain right and virtuous things in us which do not need to be based on the Atonement, and just in the domain of “stodge” that is produced by this idea we cannot intercede. We do not identify ourselves with God’s interests in others, we get petulant with God; we are always ready with our own ideas, and intercession becomes the glorification of our own natural sympathies. We have to realize that the identification of Jesus with sin means the radical alteration of all our sympathies. Vicarious intercession means that we deliberately substitute God’s interests in others for our natural sympathy with them.

Am I stubborn or substituted? Petted or perfect in my relationship to God? Sulky or spiritual? Determined to have my own way or determined to be identified with Him?

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The serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals. Genesis 3:1

So much for the good old days. God’s creation has been misrepresenting His Word and His character since the earliest days of the earth’s existence. One simple lesson to take from this passage urges us to be very careful what we say about God and His Word and carefully scrutinize every such teaching. Erroneous statements about God can come from any source. Guard against it by staying rooted in the Word.

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Acts 5:17-26
Psalm 34:2-9
John 3:16-21

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Let us work hard every day at making progress toward God. If we are tested or tempted in our children or in our purses, let’s not panic but place our hope in God. We are Christians, and our homeland is not here. Like good children, let us turn our steps homeward, that our course may be approved and guided to its conclusion. Heal and open my eyes, Lord, that I may recognize Your will. Put to flight my foolishness that I may know You. — St. Augustine

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Revival: Before the RevivalListen now

Dr. Havner gives us the background and some history of revivals – Program Notes & Quotes

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