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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 4

On love Even while we kill and punish we must try to feel about the enemy as we feel about ourselves—to wish that he were not bad, to hope that he may, in this world or another, be cured: in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 2

Screwtape reveals the Enemy’s intentions: Now it may surprise you to learn that in His [the Enemy’s] efforts to get permanent possession of a soul, He relies on the troughs even more than on the peaks; some of His special … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 22

Screwtape reveals a powerful tool for distraction: What we want, if men become Christians at all, is to keep them in the state of mind I call ‘Christianity And’. You know—Christianity and the Crisis, Christianity and the New Psychology, Christianity … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 15

Screwtape clarifies the Enemy’s intent: Of course I know that the Enemy also wants to detach men from themselves, but in a different way. Remember always, that He really likes the little vermin, and sets an absurd value on the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 4

For it is not so much of our time and so much of our attention that God demands; it is not even all our time and all our attention; it is our-selves. For each of us the Baptist’s words are … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 14

Enemy-occupied territory—that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage. When you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 15

Who’s the Real Source of Opposition? “Be humble when you are trying to teach those who are mixed up concerning the truth. For if you talk meekly and courteously to them, they are more likely, with God’s help, to turn … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 23

The Distraction of Contempt Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us! For we are exceedingly filled with contempt. —Psalm 123:3 What we must beware of is not damage to our belief in God but damage to our … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 29

How Could Someone Be So Ignorant! Who are You, Lord? —Acts 26:15 “The Lord spoke thus to me with a strong hand…” (Isaiah 8:11). There is no escape when our Lord speaks. He always comes using His authority and taking … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 38

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 2) Let us examine our burden. It is altogether an interior one. It attacks the heart and the mind and reaches the body only from within. First, there is the burden of pride. The … Continue reading

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