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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 10

On Church No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as “what a man does with his solitude.” It was one of the Wesleys, I think, who said that the New Testament knows nothing of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 8

All sorts of people are fond of repeating the Christian statement that ‘God is love’. But they seem not to notice that the words ‘God is love’ have no real meaning unless God contains at least two Persons. Love is … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 7

On the Christian life There are three things that spread the Christ life to us: baptism, belief, and that mysterious action which different Christians call by different names—Holy Communion, the Mass, the Lord’s Supper. If you have once accepted Christianity, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 21

TO BEDE GRIFFITHS: On fortitude and trust in God in the face of war; and on ecumenical differences. 29 April 1938 I have been in considerable trouble over the present danger of war. Twice in one life—and then to find … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 19

Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbour is the holiest object presented to your senses. If he is your Christian neighbour he is holy in almost the same way, for in him also Christ vere latitat [“is truly hidden”]—the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 18

Screwtape offers ways to cleverly exploit the Patient’s dry spell: But there is an even better way of exploiting the trough; I mean through the patient’s own thoughts about it. As always, the first step is to keep knowledge out … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 10

If you do not take the distinction between good and bad very seriously, then it is easy to say that anything you find in this world is a part of God. But, of course, if you think some things really … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 16

Love Turns Work into Ministry “Our people must learn to spend their time doing good, in order to provide for real needs; they should not live useless lives” (Titus 3:14 GNT). If you’re a follower of Jesus, the way you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 30

You Can Disagree Without Being Disagreeable “Each of us will give an account of ourselves to God. Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one other” (Romans 14:12-13NIV). Many people, including Christians, think they only have to show respect for … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 22

Three Things to Avoid When You’re Angry “If you become angry, do not let your anger lead you into sin” (Ephesians 4:26a GNT). We all get angry from time to time. We may handle it differently, but none of us … Continue reading

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