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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 5

TO RHONA BODLE, who had written Lewis of her upcoming confirmation: On not expecting remarkable sensations connected to holy activities. 9 November 1949 Congratulations. You are daily in my prayers. Caveat [let her beware!]—don’t count on any remarkable sensations, either … Continue reading

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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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 11

The Supreme Climb He said, “Take now your son…” —Genesis 22:2 God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 24

MORNING “For your sakes he became poor.” 2 Corinthians 8:9 The Lord Jesus Christ was eternally rich, glorious, and exalted; but “though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor.” As the rich saint cannot be true in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 17

MORNING “I remember thee.” Jeremiah 2:2 Let us note that Christ delights to think upon his Church, and to look upon her beauty. As the bird returneth often to its nest, and as the wayfarer hastens to his home, so … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 16

MORNING “Come unto me.” Matthew 11:28 The cry of the Christian religion is the gentle word, “Come.” The Jewish law harshly said, “Go, take heed unto thy steps as to the path in which thou shalt walk. Break the commandments, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 10

MORNING “So shall we ever be with the Lord.” 1 Thessalonians 4:17 Even the sweetest visits from Christ, how short they are–and how transitory! One moment our eyes see him, and we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 16

Chapter 4 Apprehending God (PART 2) That a saving work must first be done in the heart is taken for granted here. The spiritual faculties of the unregenerate man lie asleep in his nature, unused and for every purpose dead; … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 11

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 2) The whole work of God in redemption is to undo the tragic effects of that foul revolt, and to bring us back again into right and eternal relationship with Himself. This required that … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 12

MORNING “The trial of your faith.” 1 Peter 1:7 Faith untried may be true faith, but it is sure to be little faith, and it is likely to remain dwarfish so long as it is without trials. Faith never prospers … Continue reading

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