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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 22

Screwtape reveals a powerful tool for distraction: What we want, if men become Christians at all, is to keep them in the state of mind I call ‘Christianity And’. You know—Christianity and the Crisis, Christianity and the New Psychology, Christianity … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 1

Helpful or Heartless Toward Others? It is Christ…who also makes intercession for us….the Spirit…makes intercession for the saints… —Romans 8:34, 27 Do we need any more arguments than these to become intercessors– that Christ “always lives to make intercession” (Hebrews … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 28

“Do You Now Believe?” “By this we believe….” Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe?” —John 16:30-31 “Now we believe….” But Jesus asks, “Do you…? Indeed the hour is coming…that you…will leave Me alone” (John 16:31-32). Many Christian workers have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 12

MORNING “His ways are everlasting.” Habakkuk 3:6 What he hath done at one time, he will do yet again. Man’s ways are variable, but God’s ways are everlasting. There are many reasons for this most comforting truth: among them are … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 16

MORNING “Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine.” John 21:12 In these words the believer is invited to a holy nearness to Jesus. “Come and dine,” implies the same table, the same meat; aye, and sometimes it means to sit … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 1

MORNING “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalm 73:24 The Psalmist felt his need of divine guidance. He had just been discovering the foolishness of his own heart, and lest he should be … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 2

MORNING “Who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.” Ephesians 1:11 Our belief in God’s wisdom supposes and necessitates that he has a settled purpose and plan in the work of salvation. What would creation have been … 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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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 27

MORNING “God, even our own God.” Psalm 67:6 It is strange how little use we make of the spiritual blessings which God gives us, but it is stranger still how little use we make of God himself. Though he is … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 8

MORNING “If they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?” Luke 23:31 Among other interpretations of this suggestive question, the following is full of teaching: “If the innocent substitute for sinners, suffer thus, … Continue reading

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