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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 23

TO MRS. JOHNSON: On the good the dead do by dying well and by comforting us (in the Holy Spirit) afterward; and on how heaven and earth are better than we can imagine. 7 August 1956 Would you believe it!—I … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 14

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On the very comforting fact that Jesus was afraid. 2 April 1955 In great haste. I hope your next letter will bring me news that the operation has gone swimmingly. Fear is horrid, but there’s no … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 2

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On his brother’s admission to an Oxford hospital, for treatment of alcoholism; and on the meaning of vicarious suffering, or what Lewis will call, in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the “Deeper Magic,” mentioned above … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 26

God Knows You; Is That Disturbing or Comforting? “I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out — plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for” (Jeremiah 29:11 … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 24

Nothing Surprises God “Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be” (Psalm 139:16 NIV). God knows everything about your faults and failures and your … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 1

MORNING “Pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.” Song of Solomon 7:13 The spouse desires to give to Jesus all that she produces. Our heart has “all manner of pleasant fruits,” both … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 13

MORNING “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 Christian! If thou art in a night of trial, think of the morrow; cheer up thy heart with the thought of the coming of thy … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 19

MORNING “Behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.” Matthew 27:51 No mean miracle was wrought in the rending of so strong and thick a veil; but it was not intended merely … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 17

MORNING “Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi.” Genesis 25:11 Hagar had once found deliverance there and Ishmael had drank from the water so graciously revealed by the God who liveth and seeth the sons of men; but this was a … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 19

MORNING “I sought him, but I found him not.” Song of Solomon 3:1 Tell me where you lost the company of Christ, and I will tell you the most likely place to find him. Have you lost Christ in the … Continue reading

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