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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 23

TO MARY NEYLAN, who had told Lewis she was going to resume the practice of her faith after years of alienation and theological struggle: On acting on the light one has; on the unreliability of religious emotion; on confession of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 22

Screwtape reveals a powerful tool for distraction: What we want, if men become Christians at all, is to keep them in the state of mind I call ‘Christianity And’. You know—Christianity and the Crisis, Christianity and the New Psychology, Christianity … Continue reading

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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: JANUARY 14

Enemy-occupied territory—that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage. When you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 26

How Do You Get Back to God? “When you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed” (Jeremiah 29:13 The Message). I don’t know where you are today. You … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 22

God Created the Church to Be a Family “Christ makes us one body and individuals who are connected to each other” (Romans 12:5 GW). The church not only helps you center on God, it also helps you connect with other … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 21

Why You Need a Church Family “[Christ’s] love has the first and last word in everything we do. Our firm decision is to work from this focused center” (2 Corinthians 5:14 The Message). You cannot fulfill the five purposes (worship, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 2

How to Invest in the Fellowship of Your Church “When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality” (Romans 12:13 NLT). God wants us to use some of our money to encourage … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 5

Four Ways God Speaks to You “God does speak — sometimes one way and sometimes another — even though people may not understand it” (Job 33:14 NCV). A lot of us think we’re too busy to listen for God’s response. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 3

Why Won’t God Tell Me the Next Step? “When you make a promise to God, don’t delay in following through, for God takes no pleasure in fools” (Ecclesiastes 5:4 NLT). When you are seeking God’s will for your life, you … Continue reading

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