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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 23

TO MARY NEYLAN, who had told Lewis she was going to resume the practice of her faith after years of alienation and theological struggle: On acting on the light one has; on the unreliability of religious emotion; on confession of … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 23

God’s Family Helps You Grow as a Disciple “[Christ’s] body is fitted together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole Body is healthy and growing and full of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 29

Deserter or Disciple? From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more. —John 6:66 When God, by His Spirit through His Word, gives you a clear vision of His will, you must “walk in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 21

Impulsiveness or Discipleship? But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith… —Jude 20 There was nothing of the nature of impulsive or thoughtless action about our Lord, but only a calm strength that never got into a … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 19

The Unheeded Secret Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” —John 18:36 The great enemy of the Lord Jesus Christ today is the idea of practical work that has no basis in the New Testament but comes from … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 23

The Missionary’s Goal He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the … 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 13

After Surrender — Then What? I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. —John 17:4 True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will— and once that is done, surrender … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 24

His Nature and Our Motives …unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. —Matthew 5:20 The characteristic of a disciple is not that he does good things, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 22

Sanctification (1) This is the will of God, your sanctification… —1 Thessalonians 4:3 The Death Side. In sanctification God has to deal with us on the death side as well as on the life side. Sanctification requires our coming to … Continue reading

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