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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 16

On saints God is not merely mending, not simply restoring a status quo. Redeemed humanity is to be something more glorious than unfallen humanity would have been, more glorious than any unfallen race now is (if at this moment the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 8

On obedience In obeying, a rational creature consciously enacts its creaturely role, reverses the act by which we fell, treads Adam’s dance backward and returns. From The Problem of Pain Compiled in Words to Live By

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 4

“Bring out that creature,” said Aslan. One of the Elephants lifted Uncle Andrew in its trunk and laid him at the Lion’s feet. He was too frightened to move. “Please, Aslan,” said Polly, “could you say something to—to unfrighten him? … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 30

“And Every Virtue We Possess” …All my springs are in you. —Psalm 87:7 Our Lord never “patches up” our natural virtues, that is, our natural traits, qualities, or characteristics. He completely remakes a person on the inside— “…put on the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 26

MORNING “The last Adam.” 1 Corinthians 15:45 Jesus is the federal head of his elect. As in Adam, every heir of flesh and blood has a personal interest, because he is the covenant head and representative of the race as … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 18

Chapter 4 Apprehending God (PART 4) The world of sense intrudes upon our attention day and night for the whole of our lifetime. It is clamorous, insistent and self-demonstrating. It does not appeal to our faith; it is here, assaulting … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 10

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 1) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. —Heb. 10:19 Among the famous sayings of the Church fathers none is better known than Augustine’s, “Thou hast formed … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 6

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kindgom of heaven. – Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first prepared for him by … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 29

MORNING “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” Matthew 6:9 This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption, “Our Father.” There is no acceptable prayer until we can … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 12

MORNING “Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting.” Daniel 5:27 It is well frequently to weigh ourselves in the scale of God’s Word. You will find it a holy exercise to read some psalm of David, and, … Continue reading

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