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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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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 15

Love Others the Way God Loves You “Love never stops being patient, never stops believing, never stops hoping, never gives up” (1 Corinthians 13:7 GW). The same love that God gives to you, he wants you to offer to everybody … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 8

True Faith Is Active, Never Passive “When will you ever learn that ‘believing’ is useless without doing what God wants you to? Faith that does not result in good deeds is not real faith” (James 2:20 TLB). Is faith simply … 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: OCTOBER 28

Justification by Faith If when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life. —Romans 5:10 I am not saved by believing— I … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 29

Chapter 7 The Gaze of the Soul (PART 2) In the Scriptures there is practically no effort made to define faith. Outside of a brief fourteen-word definition in Hebrews 11:1, I know of no Biblical definition, and even there faith … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 24

MORNING “Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer.” Psalm 66:20 In looking back upon the character of our prayers, if we do it honestly, we shall be filled with wonder that God has ever answered them. There … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 8

MORNING “He that was healed wist not who it was.” John 5:13 Years are short to the happy and healthy; but thirty-eight years of disease must have dragged a very weary length along the life of the poor impotent man. … Continue reading

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