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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 29

Let us suppose we possess parts of a novel or a symphony. Someone now brings us a newly discovered piece of manuscript and says, ‘This is the missing part of the work. This is the chapter on which the whole … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE, whose difficulties with her daughter and son-in-law continued: On the experience of forgiving; and on the tedium of dying. 6 July 1963 All one can say about Lorraine is that if she is really so brainwashed … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 2

What Could Go Wrong? “A prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them; the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences” (Proverbs 22:3 TLB). It’s smart to expect the best but to prepare for the worst. Solomon … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 26

How to Keep Your Enthusiasm “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:11-12 NIV). To reach your goals, you have to figure out … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 23

Don’t Give Up: Accept Help from Others “When desperate people give up on God Almighty, their friends, at least, should stick with them” (Job 6:14 The Message). When we’ve had a loss or disappointment, the natural reaction is to withdraw … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 2

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking God’s Will “The steps of a man are established by the Lord . . . When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, because the Lord is the One who holds his hand” … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 14

The Great Life Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled… —John 14:27 Whenever we experience something difficult in our personal … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 24

The Proper Perspective Thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ… —2 Corinthians 2:14 The proper perspective of a servant of God must not simply be as near to the highest as he can get, but … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 16

The Concept of Divine Control …how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him! —Matthew 7:11 Jesus is laying down the rules of conduct in this passage for those people who … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 29

Untroubled Relationship In that day you will ask in My name…for the Father Himself loves you… —John 16:26-27 “In that day you will ask in My name…,” that is, in My nature. Not “You will use My name as some … Continue reading

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