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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 9

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: On the other hand, ‘Knock and it shall be opened.’ But does knocking mean hammering and kicking the door like a maniac? And there’s also ‘To him that hath shall be given.’ … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 9

Wisdom Is a Gift “In this way they will know God’s secret, which is Christ himself. He is the key that opens all the hidden treasures of God’s wisdom and knowledge” (Colossians 2:2-3 GNT). How do you get wisdom? Do … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 14

Wise People Ask Questions and Then Listen “People’s thoughts can be like a deep well, but someone with understanding can find the wisdom there” (Proverbs 20:5 NCV). If you want to be wise, learn to ask wise questions—and then listen. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 4

Two Steps to Knowing God’s Will “If you want to know what God wants you to do, ask him, and he will gladly tell you, for he is always ready to give a bountiful supply of wisdom to all who … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 15

How Does Prayer Work? “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us — whatever we ask — we know … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 4

Faith Is Thanking God in Advance “When you pray and you ask for something, believe that you have received it and you will be given what you asked for” (Mark 11:24 GNT). Faith is not believing God can do something. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 17

Redemption — Creating the Need it Satisfies The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him… —1 Corinthians 2:14 The gospel of God creates the sense of need for the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 24

The Spiritual Search What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? —Matthew 7:9 The illustration of prayer that our Lord used here is one of a good child who is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 10

And After That What’s Next To Do? …seek, and you will find… —Luke 11:9 Seek if you have not found. “You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss…” (James 4:3). If you ask for things from life instead … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 4

Vicarious Intercession …having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus… —Hebrews 10:19 Beware of thinking that intercession means bringing our own personal sympathies and concerns into the presence of God, and then demanding that He do whatever … Continue reading

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