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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 5

MORNING “On him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.” Luke 23:26 We see in Simon’s carrying the cross a picture of the work of the Church throughout all generations; she is the cross-bearer after Jesus. … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 4

MORNING “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 Mourning Christian! why weepest thou? Art thou mourning over thine own … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 30

MORNING “He was numbered with the transgressors.” Isaiah 53:12 Why did Jesus suffer himself to be enrolled amongst sinners? This wonderful condescension was justified by many powerful reasons. In such a character he could the better become their advocate. In … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 9

MORNING “Yea, he is altogether lovely.” Song of Solomon 5:16 The superlative beauty of Jesus is all-attracting; it is not so much to be admired as to be loved. He is more than pleasant and fair, he is lovely. Surely … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 31

The thing you long for summons you away from the self. Even the desire for the thing lives only if you abandon it. This is the ultimate law—the seed dies to live, the bread must be cast upon the waters, … Continue reading

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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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