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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 5

TO MRS. JOHNSON: On God’s unique way with each soul, even in the pattern of conversion; and on various Christian nonessentials. 2 March 1955 It is right and inevitable that we should be much concerned about the salvation of those … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 30

On kindness Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness. For about a hundred years we have so concentrated on one of the virtues—“kindness” or mercy—that most of us do not feel anything except kindness to be really … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 27

TO MARY NEYLAN: On troughs; on believing as an intellectual assent and as a psychological state; the despair of overcoming chronic temptations; and on how God likes to be asked. Lewis discloses that, at the direction of Father Adams, he … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 28

TO HIS BROTHER: On reading The Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich; and on Lewis’s deepest conviction that “all shall be well.” 21 March 1940 I have been reading this week the ‘Revelations’ of Mother Julian of Norwich … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 7

Repentance Godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation… —2 Corinthians 7:10 Conviction of sin is best described in the words: My sins, my sins, my Savior, How sad on Thee they fall. Conviction of sin is one of the most … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 1

The Law and the Gospel Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. —James 2:10 The moral law does not consider our weaknesses as human beings; in fact, it does not … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 21

“It is Finished!” I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. —John 17:4 The death of Jesus Christ is the fulfillment in history of the very mind and intent of God. There is no place for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 19

“When He Has Come” When He has come, He will convict the world of sin… —John 16:8 Very few of us know anything about conviction of sin. We know the experience of being disturbed because we have done wrong things. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 16

The Key to the Master’s Orders Pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. —Matthew 9:38 The key to the missionary’s difficult task is in the hand of God, and that key is prayer, not … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 26

The “Go” of Reconciliation If you…remember that your brother has something against you… —Matthew 5:23 This verse says, “If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you….” It is not saying, … Continue reading

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