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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 5

TO MARY MARGARET McCASLIN: On how, after weathering a bereavement, one feels abandoned by God; on how God works on our behalf even when we feel He is inactive; and on the necessity of continuing to use the ordinary means … 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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 21

MORNING “I will rejoice over them to do them good.” Jeremiah 32:41 How heart-cheering to the believer is the delight which God has in his saints! We cannot see any reason in ourselves why the Lord should take pleasure in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 5

MORNING “We know that all things work together for good to them that love God.” Romans 8:28 Upon some points a believer is absolutely sure. He knows, for instance, that God sits in the stern-sheets of the vessel when it … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 4

MORNING “The people that do know their God shall be strong.” Daniel 11:32 Every believer understands that to know God is the highest and best form of knowledge; and this spiritual knowledge is a source of strength to the Christian. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 8

MORNING “If they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?” Luke 23:31 Among other interpretations of this suggestive question, the following is full of teaching: “If the innocent substitute for sinners, suffer thus, … Continue reading

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