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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 13

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 24

Let God Turn Your Fear into a Celebration “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 21

God’s Promise for the Pain of Christmas “Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity” (Joel 2:13 NIV). We often have an idealized … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 3

Face Your Fears So You Can Get Something Done “If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB). Fear is at the root of all of your indecision—fear that you’ll make a mistake, that … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 23

Are You Afraid of Making the Wrong Decision? “He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake” (Psalm 23:3 NIV). Often we’re afraid of making the wrong decision, and that creates stress. Maybe you’re facing a decision about … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 19

God’s Answer for Your Fear “We know the love that God has for us, and we trust that love . . . because God’s perfect love drives out fear” (1 John 4:16, 18 NCV). I’ve talked to thousands of people … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 17

God Finds Joy in You “I’m a mess. I’m nothing and have nothing; make something of me. You [God] can do it; you’ve got what it takes” (Psalm 40:17 The Message). A lot of people are afraid to trust Jesus … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 23

Change Requires Making Choices “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 5

Three Mental Barriers to Hearing God’s Voice “Get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls” (James 1:21 … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 27

God Knows You and Calls You by Name “When Jesus came by, he looked up at Zacchaeus and called him by name! ‘Zacchaeus!’ he said” (Luke 19:5 TLB). All of Zacchaeus’ life, he’d been ridiculed and rejected, first for his … Continue reading

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