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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 18

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: I know that the thing I want is exactly the thing I can never get. The old life, the jokes, the drinks, the arguments, the lovemaking, the tiny, heartbreaking commonplace. On any … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 18

On comfort Talk to me about the truth of religion and I’ll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I’ll listen submissively. But don’t come talking to me about the consolations of religion or I shall … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 20

What Is God Really Like? “For the Lord is always good. He is always loving and kind, and his faithfulness goes on and on to each succeeding generation” (Psalm 100:5 TLB). If knowing who God is shapes the way we … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 17

The Key of the Greater Work …I say to you, he who believes in Me,…greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father. —John 14:12 Prayer does not equip us for greater works— prayer is the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 1

Learning About His Ways When Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples…He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities. —Matthew 11:1 He comes where He commands us to leave. If you stayed home when God told you … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 21

The Doorway to the Kingdom Blessed are the poor in spirit… —Matthew 5:3 Beware of thinking of our Lord as only a teacher. If Jesus Christ is only a teacher, then all He can do is frustrate me by setting … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 15

My Life’s Spiritual Honor and Duty I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians… —Romans 1:14 Paul was overwhelmed with the sense of his indebtedness to Jesus Christ, and he spent his life to express it. The greatest … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 14

Suffering Afflictions and Going the Second Mile I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. —Matthew 5:39 This verse reveals the humiliation of being a … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 15

Get Moving! (2) Also…add to your faith… —2 Peter 1:5 In the matter of drudgery. Peter said in this passage that we have become “partakers of the divine nature” and that we should now be “giving all diligence,” concentrating on … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 9

Reaching Beyond Our Grasp Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 There is a difference between holding on to a principle and having a vision. A principle does not come from moral … Continue reading

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