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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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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 12

MORNING “I will meditate in thy precepts.” Psalm 119:15 There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be better Christians if we were more alone, waiting upon God, and gathering through … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 20

MORNING “The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.” Judges 7:20 Gideon ordered his men to do two things: covering up a torch in an earthen pitcher, he bade them, at an appointed signal, break the pitcher and let the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 17

MORNING “Bring him unto me.” Mark 9:19 Despairingly the poor disappointed father turned away from the disciples to their Master. His son was in the worst possible condition, and all means had failed, but the miserable child was soon delivered … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 15

MORNING “He shall not be afraid of evil tidings.” Psalm 112:7 Christian, you ought not to dread the arrival of evil tidings; because if you are distressed by them, what do you more than other men? Other men have not … Continue reading

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