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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 4

On providence “And we saw the words UNDER ME.” The Knight laughed even more heartily than before. “You were the more deceived,” he said. “Those words meant nothing to your purpose. Had you but asked my Lady, she could have … Continue reading

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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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