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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 27

TO MARY NEYLAN: On troughs; on believing as an intellectual assent and as a psychological state; the despair of overcoming chronic temptations; and on how God likes to be asked. Lewis discloses that, at the direction of Father Adams, he … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 4

There are times when we can do all that a fellow creature needs if only he will trust us. In getting a dog out of a trap, in extracting a thorn from a child’s finger, in teaching a boy to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 5

God’s Assurance He Himself has said….So we may boldly say… —Hebrews 13:5-6 My assurance is to be built upon God’s assurance to me. God says, “I will never leave you,” so that then I “may boldly say, ‘The Lord is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 4

The Never-forsaking God He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” —Hebrews 13:5 What line of thinking do my thoughts take? Do I turn to what God says or to my own fears? Am I simply … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 22

The Discipline of Spiritual Perseverance Be still, and know that I am God… —Psalm 46:10 Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty that what we are looking for is going to happen. Perseverance … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 21

MORNING “Yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant.” 2 Samuel 23:5 This covenant is divine in its origin. “He hath made with me an everlasting covenant.” Oh that great word He ! Stop, my soul. God, the everlasting … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 20

MORNING “Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love.” Jeremiah 31:3 Sometimes the Lord Jesus tells his Church his love thoughts. “He does not think it enough behind her back to tell it, but in her very presence he … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 17

Chapter 4 Apprehending God (PART 3) The Christian is too sincere to play with ideas for their own sake. He takes no pleasure in the mere spinning of gossamer webs for display. All his beliefs are practical. They are geared … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 14

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 5) It is woven of the fine threads of the self-life, the hyphenated sins of the human spirit. They are not something we do, they are something we are, and therein lies both their … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 11

MORNING “Underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 God–the eternal God–is himself our support at all times, and especially when we are sinking in deep trouble. There are seasons when the Christian sinks very low in humiliation. Under a deep … Continue reading

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