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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 23

On God God is Goodness. He can give good, but cannot need or get it. In that sense all His love is, as it were, bottomlessly selfless by very definition; it has everything to give and nothing to receive. Hence, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

On death On the one hand Death is the triumph of Satan, the punishment of the Fall, and the last enemy. Christ shed tears at the grave of Lazarus and sweated blood in Gethsemane: the Life of Lives that was … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 7

Intimate With Jesus Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip?” —John 14:9 These words were not spoken as a rebuke, nor even with surprise; Jesus was encouraging Philip … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 15

MORNING “The Lord’s portion is his people.” Deuteronomy 32:9 How are they his? By his own sovereign choice. He chose them, and set his love upon them. This he did altogether apart from any goodness in them at the time, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 5

MORNING “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” Isaiah 54:17 This day is notable in English history for two great deliverances wrought by God for us. On this day the plot of the Papists to destroy our Houses … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 4

MORNING “For my strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 A primary qualification for serving God with any amount of success, and for doing God’s work well and triumphantly, is a sense of our own weakness. When God’s … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 27

MORNING “Then all the disciples forsook him and fled.” Matthew 26:56 He never deserted them, but they in cowardly fear of their lives, fled from him in the very beginning of his sufferings. This is but one instructive instance of … Continue reading

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