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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 12

Those Divine demands which sound to our natural ears most like those of a despot and least like those of a lover, in fact marshal us where we should want to go if we knew what we wanted. He demands … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 14

Discovering Divine Design As for me, being on the way, the Lord led me… —Genesis 24:27 We should be so one with God that we don’t need to ask continually for guidance. Sanctification means that we are made the children … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 4

MORNING “For my strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 A primary qualification for serving God with any amount of success, and for doing God’s work well and triumphantly, is a sense of our own weakness. When God’s … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 24

MORNING “The trees of the Lord are full of sap.” Psalm 104:16 Without sap the tree cannot flourish or even exist. Vitality is essential to a Christian. There must be life–a vital principle infused into us by God the Holy … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 20

MORNING “Grow up into him in all things.” Ephesians 4:15 Many Christians remain stunted and dwarfed in spiritual things, so as to present the same appearance year after year. No up-springing of advanced and refined feeling is manifest in them. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 19

MORNING “Babes in Christ.” 1 Corinthians 3:1 Are you mourning, believer, because you are so weak in the divine life: because your faith is so little, your love so feeble? Cheer up, for you have cause for gratitude. Remember that … 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 30

MORNING “Sing forth the honour of his name, make his praise glorious.” Psalm 66:2 It is not left to our own option whether we shall praise God or not. Praise is God’s most righteous due, and every Christian, as the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 25

MORNING “He left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.” Genesis 39:12 In contending with certain sins there remains no mode of victory but by flight. The ancient naturalists wrote much of basilisks, whose eyes fascinated … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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