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Will to Be Faithful

by Oswald Chambers

“… choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve …” (Joshua
24:15).

A person’s will is embodied in the actions of the whole person. I cannot give
up my will—I must exercise it, putting it into action. I must will to obey, and I
must will to receive God’s Spirit. When God gives me a vision of truth, there is
never a question of what He will do, but only of what I will do. The Lord has
been placing in front of each of us some big proposals and plans. The best thing
to do is to remember what you did before when you were touched by God. Recall
the moment when you were saved, or first recognized Jesus, or realized some
truth. It was easy then to yield your allegiance to God. Immediately recall those
moments each time the Spirit of God brings some new proposal before you. 

“… choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve… .” Your choice must
be a deliberate determination—it is not something into which you will
automatically drift. And everything else in your li…