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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 14

On comfort God is the only comfort. He is also the supreme terror: the thing we most need and the thing we most want to hide from. He is our only possible ally, and we have made ourselves His enemies. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 18

Screwtape offers ways to cleverly exploit the Patient’s dry spell: But there is an even better way of exploiting the trough; I mean through the patient’s own thoughts about it. As always, the first step is to keep knowledge out … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 19

When You Look Up, Things Will Look Up “When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers—the moon and the stars you set in place—what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 23

God Knows Everything, and That’s Good News “Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account” (Hebrews 4:13 NIV). Ever gotten out of … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 16

Do You Have a Safety Net? “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble” (1 Peter 3:8 NIV). As a pastor, I see situations daily that nobody should ever have to go through … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 7

How to Fight the Enemies of Good Intentions “I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever, no matter what” (Psalm 119:112 CEV). The reason why most people are ineffective in life is that they’ve never learned how … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 11

God’s Silence— Then What? When He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was. —John 11:6 Has God trusted you with His silence— a silence that has great meaning? God’s silences are … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 6

The Nature of Regeneration When it pleased God…to reveal His Son in me… —Galatians 1:15-16 If Jesus Christ is going to regenerate me, what is the problem He faces? It is simply this— I have a heredity in which I … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 30

The Teaching of Disillusionment Jesus did not commit Himself to them…, for He knew what was in man. —John 2:24-25 Disillusionment means having no more misconceptions, false impressions, and false judgments in life; it means being free from these deceptions. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 21

The Doorway to the Kingdom Blessed are the poor in spirit… —Matthew 5:3 Beware of thinking of our Lord as only a teacher. If Jesus Christ is only a teacher, then all He can do is frustrate me by setting … Continue reading

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