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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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