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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 22

TO DR. F. MORGAN ROBERTS: On Lewis’s own rules about prayer. 31 July 1954 I am certainly unfit to advise anyone else on the devotional life. My own rules are (1) To make sure that, wherever else they may be … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 4

A good shoe is a shoe you don’t notice. Good reading becomes possible when you need not consciously think about eyes, or light, or print, or spelling. The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 11

A particular toy or a particular ikon may be itself a work of art, but that is logically accidental; its artistic merits will not make it a better toy or a better ikon. They may make it a worse one. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 4

For it is not so much of our time and so much of our attention that God demands; it is not even all our time and all our attention; it is our-selves. For each of us the Baptist’s words are … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 12

Why Keep Praying When There Is No Answer? “Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers” (Ephesians 6:18 NLT). Why should you remain persistent in your prayers when you don’t get an answer? Here are four reasons. Persistent prayer focuses … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 17

Praying God’s Promises “If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking” (James 1:5 NLT). When we pray, we can claim the promises of God. Why do … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 3

The Concentration of Personal Sin Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips… —Isaiah 6:5 When I come into the very presence of God, I do not realize that I am a sinner … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 13

The Devotion of Hearing Samuel answered, “Speak, for Your servant hears.” —1 Samuel 3:10 Just because I have listened carefully and intently to one thing from God does not mean that I will listen to everything He says. I show … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 40

Chapter 10 The Sacrament of Living (PART 1) Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. —I Cor. 10:31 One of the greatest hindrances to internal peace which the Christian encounters … Continue reading

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