Utmost For His Highest

The “Go” of Relationship

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 supernatural work in us. Jesus ... read more

The “Go” of Preparation

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 ... read more

The Missionary’s Goal

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 ... read more

The Missionary’s Master and Teacher

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. ... read more

The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

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 ... read more

The Divine Commandment of Life

…be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. —Matthew 5:48Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according to your natural ... read more

Are You Going on With Jesus?

You are those who have continued with Me in My trials. —Luke 22:28It is true that Jesus Christ is with us through our temptations, but are we going on with Him through His temptations? Many of us turn back from going on with Jesus from the ... read more

His Temptation and Ours

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 ... read more

Is There Good in Temptation?

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 ... read more

Praying to God in Secret

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 ... read more

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Daily Devotionals By Oswald Chambers