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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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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 2

God’s Plan to Bring You to Heaven “God says he will accept and acquit us — declare us ‘not guilty’ — if we trust Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in this same … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 4

Restoring Relationships: Defuse Anger with Confession “First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend’s eye” (Matthew 7:5 NLT). The fourth biblical step toward restoring … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 23

Am I Carnally Minded? Where there are envy, strife, and divisions among you, are you not carnal…? —1 Corinthians 3:3 The natural man, or unbeliever, knows nothing about carnality. The desires of the flesh warring against the Spirit, and the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 24

MORNING “The trees of the Lord are full of sap.” Psalm 104:16 Without sap the tree cannot flourish or even exist. Vitality is essential to a Christian. There must be life–a vital principle infused into us by God the Holy … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 13

MORNING “Godly sorrow worketh repentance.” 2 Corinthians 7:10 Genuine, spiritual mourning for sin is the work of the Spirit of God. Repentance is too choice a flower to grow in nature’s garden. Pearls grow naturally in oysters, but penitence never … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 29

MORNING “Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.” Leviticus 13:13 Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 14

MORNING “There were also with him other little ships.” Mark 4:36 Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and his presence preserved the whole convoy. It is well to sail with Jesus, even though it be … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 29

MORNING “Nevertheless I am continually with thee.” Psalm 73:23 “Nevertheless,”–As if, notwithstanding all the foolishness and ignorance which David had just been confessing to God, not one atom the less was it true and certain that David was saved and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 28

MORNING “So foolish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee.” Psalm 73:22 Remember this is the confession of the man after God’s own heart; and in telling us his inner life, he writes, “So foolish was … Continue reading

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