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February 22—A Pearl for Today: Contentment “Not that I speak from want; for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance. I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need” (Phil. 4:11-12). CONTENTMENT There ...

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February 19—Christlikeness The word for today is Christlikeness. “My children, with whom I am again in labor until Christ is formed in you” (Gal. 4:19). “Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we shall be. We know that, when He appears, we shall be like Him, because we shall see Him just as He is” (1 John 3:2). “But we all, with unveiled face beholding...

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February 18—Honesty The word for today is honesty. “Though you probe my heart and examine me at night, though you test me, you will find nothing; I have resolved that my mouth will not sin” (Ps. 17:3). “And the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with perseverance” (Luke 8:15). “Show me your way...

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February 12—Goals The word today is goals. “Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus” (Phil. 3:13-14). “We must work the works of Him who sent Me, as long as it is day; night is coming, when no man...

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February 2—Death The word for today is death. “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth” (Prov. 27:1). “Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away” (James 4:14). “You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Each man...

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January 29—Worry The word for today is worry. “Do not be anxious then, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘With what shall we clothe ourselves?’ For all these things the Gentiles eagerly seek; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you. Therefore d...

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January 20—Finishing The word for today is finishing. “I glorified Thee on the earth, having accomplished the work which Thou hast given Me to do” (John 17:4). “When Jesus therefore had received the sour wine, He said, ‘It is finished!’And He bowed His head, and gave up His spirit” (John 19:30). “For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure ha...

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January 17—Witnessing The word for today is witnessing. “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth” (Acts 1:8). “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven” (Matt....

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January 13—Prayer The word for today is prayer. “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Phil. 4:6-7). “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thess. 5:17). “Now to Him who is able to do exceeding a...

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December 31 — Pressing on the Upward Way (Philippians 3:13-14 Phillips)             Philippians 3:13-14: “My brothers, I do not consider myself to have fully grasped it even now. But I do concentrate on this: I leave the past behind and with hands outstretched to whatever lies ahead, I go straight for the goal—my reward the honour of being called by God in Christ.”       ...

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