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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 14

This signature on each soul may be a product of heredity and environment, but that only means that heredity and environment are among the instruments whereby God creates a soul. I am considering not how, but why, He makes each … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 26

The good is uncreated; it never could have been otherwise; it has no shadow of contingency; it lies, as Plato said, on the other side of existence. It is the Rita of the Hindus by which the gods themselves are … Continue reading

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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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 10

If you do not take the distinction between good and bad very seriously, then it is easy to say that anything you find in this world is a part of God. But, of course, if you think some things really … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 21

Do You Really Love Him? She has done a good work for Me. —Mark 14:6 If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love. If we have the idea that love is characterized as … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 19

Chapter 5 The Universal Presence (PART 1) Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? —Psa. 139:7 In all Christian teaching certain basic truths are found, hidden at times, and rather assumed than … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 2

Chapter 1 Following Hard after God (PART 1) My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. -Psa. 63:8 Christian theology teaches the doctrine of prevenient grace, which briefly stated means this, that before a man can seek … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 28

MORNING “I have chosen you out of the world.” John 15:19 Here is distinguishing grace and discriminating regard; for some are made the special objects of divine affection. Do not be afraid to dwell upon this high doctrine of election. … 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: SEPTEMBER 16

MORNING “Partakers of the divine nature.” 2 Peter 1:4 To be a partaker of the divine nature is not, of course, to become God. That cannot be. The essence of Deity is not to be participated in by the creature. … Continue reading

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