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A modern classic offering sage wisdom from an old soul, this collection of writings from the lifetime of former President of Columbia International University, theologian and ethicist Robertson McQuilkin provides insight into Biblical principles of living the God-intended life.

Based on Scripture and a keen intellectual understanding of life, you will find these daily readings offer encouragement, biblical balance, and practical instruction for daily living. Topics are broad ranging and relevant for today’s Christian, transforming us into ever greater likeness to Jesus that we might walk in loving oneness with Him.

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This collection of Robertson McQuilkin’s readings have brought me back in a fresh way to the many insights I learned from my mentor and friend. I refer to him more than any other from his sermons and insights. You will be blessed as I was by this not to be forgotten collection from one of God’s choicest servants.
— John Davidson, Financial advisor, former Executive Vice President of Columbia International University, former interim President of Columbia International University.
The broad in-depth, fertile, provocative, and biblical thinking of Robertson McQuilkin will grab your heart and mind in each of this book’s 365 devotional entries. Even more importantly, his intimate love relationship with God, coupled with a passionate burden for a lost world comes through on every page. This is must reading for every serious follower of Jesus Christ.
— George Murray, former President and Chancellor of Columbia International University.

 

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February 26 – Damages

Colossians 3:5 “ Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.” (Colossians 3:5) What are some ways coveting spiritually damages the coveter? Covetousness leads to all kinds of evil and is self-destructive. Here’s the way it might work: To desire something that is...

February 25 – Male and Female

Genesis 1:27 “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27) The most obvious distinction between male and female is biological. Some say it is the only distinction and that other distinctions are made by society. Certainly, distinctions are made...

February 24 – God’s Standard for Marriage

Exodus 20:12&14 “Honor thy father and thy mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. Thou shalt not commit adultery.” (Exodus 20:12&14) God’s standards on human sexuality are treated in Scripture as the most important of all rules for relations among people. In the Old...

February 23 – Love of God

Matthew 22:27 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart.” (Matthew 22:37) Christ tells us that this is the supreme objective: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart” (Matt. 22:37). This is the first command, first in importance, and the greatest, superseding all others as the controlling authority of life. Thus the...

February 22 – Magnificent Gift Exchange

Isaiah 58:l3 & 14 “If you turn back your foot from the Sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight and the holy day of the Lord honorable; if you honor it, not going your own ways, or seeking your own pleasure, or talking idly; then you shall...

February 21 – The Lovers

1 Corinthians 13:13 “But the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13) Today, let us consider lovers. This is the deepest longing of contemporaries, perhaps of any generation, is an intimate, enduring love relationship. Trust is often broken; hope is in short supply. Several years ago I read about a New York Times reporter...

February 20 – How Must I Love?

Ephesians 4:29 “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” (Ephesians 4:29 NIV) Most of us agree: “Do not murder” (Ex. 20:13). But we’ll make a surprising discovery: we are all murderers!...

February 19 – Lying

John 14:6 “Jesus said to him, ”I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6) Quantified estimates of lying range from 2 per day to 200! Perhaps some lie about lying. Regardless, lying is prevalent. The basic evil of deception is that it...

February 18 – Transforming Love

Exodus 34:6-7 “The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, ”The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin…..”(Exodus 34:6-7) In the Old Testament, love speaks of a spontaneous feeling that impels to self-giving. This...

February 17 – Maximum Impact

Acts 2:41 “Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.” (Acts 2:41) The apostles were filled with the Spirit on the day of Pentecost and 3,000 people were converted (Acts 2:41). I’d call 3,000 responses really full. Yet a few weeks later they had a...

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