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The Day I Died

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I have reblogged this blog post (see below) from Dr. Michael Youssef at The Church of the Apostles. This particular daily devotion (above) gets to the heart of what is wrong with us. It is the focus on “self.” If we who call ourselves Christian learned the lesson in George Müller’s words we literally could transform our world. Until we learn to die to self, we will continue to live in defeat, in bondage, in pride. May we heed these words today, and every day hereafter. It’s time to break out of our bondage to “self.” ~Sara’s Musings at WordPress.com

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George Müller, an esteemed evangelist and prayer warrior of the nineteenth century, was once asked, “What is the secret of your victorious life?”

His answer was simple. “It was the day I died, utterly died.”

As he spoke, Müller bent down until he reached the floor and then continued:

Died to George Müller—his opinions, preferences, tastes, and will. Died to the world—its approval or censure. Died to approval or blame—even of my brethren and friends. Since then I have studied only to show myself approved unto God.

Until you learn to die to self, you will live your Christian life in defeat. Until you learn to die to sin, you will live in bondage. Until you learn to die to pride, you will live in slavery and servitude.

If any believer feels defeated, it is because he has bought into the lie of believing that Satan has invincible power over…

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