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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 12

On joy In speaking of this desire for our own far-off country, which we find in ourselves even now, I feel a certain shyness. I am almost committing an indecency. I am trying to rip open the inconsolable secret in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 29

TO BEDE GRIFFITHS: On Lewis’s favorite novel by Charles Dickens; on the desire to die; on longing; on joy; on having; and on wanting. 5 November 1954 The best Dickens always seems to me to be the one I have … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 27

There have been times when I think we do not desire heaven; but more often I find myself wondering whether, in our heart of hearts, we have ever desired anything else. You may have noticed that the books you really … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 5

If you asked twenty good men today what they thought the highest of the virtues, nineteen of them would reply, Unselfishness. But if you had asked almost any of the great Christians of old, he would have replied, Love. You … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 18

Can You Really Count on God? “Trust the LORD with all your heart, and don’t depend on your own understanding. Remember the LORD in all you do, and he will give you success” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NCV). For most of us, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 16

Praying to God in Secret When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place… —Matthew 6:6 The primary thought in the area of religion is— … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 1

Destined To Be Holy …it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” —1 Peter 1:16 We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to happiness, nor to health, but to holiness. Today we … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 20

Friendship with God Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing…? —Genesis 18:17 The Delights of His Friendship. Genesis 18 brings out the delight of true friendship with God, as compared with simply feeling His presence occasionally in prayer. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 6

Are You Ready To Be Poured Out As an Offering? (2) I am already being poured out as a drink offering… —2 Timothy 4:6 Are you ready to be poured out as an offering? It is an act of your … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 36

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 4) Another saying of Jesus, and a most disturbing one, was put in the form of a question, “How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour … Continue reading

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