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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 11

In the earliest days of Christianity an ‘apostle’ was first and foremost a man who claimed to be an eyewitness of the Resurrection. Only a few days after the Crucifixion when two candidates were nominated for the vacancy created by … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 29

The question then arises, “What sort of evidence would prove the efficacy of prayer?” The thing we pray for may happen, but how can you ever know it was not going to happen anyway? Even if the thing were indisputably … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 26

I do not believe in the Renaissance as generally described by historians. The more I look into the evidence the less trace I find of that vernal rapture which is supposed to have swept Europe in the fifteenth century. I … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 27

We have two bits of evidence about the Somebody [behind the Moral Law]. One is the universe He has made. If we used that as our only clue, then I think we should have to conclude that He was a … 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: AUGUST 24

The Spiritual Search What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? —Matthew 7:9 The illustration of prayer that our Lord used here is one of a good child who is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 15

The Evidence of the New Birth You must be born again. —John 3:7 The answer to Nicodemus’ question, “How can a man be born when he is old?” is: Only when he is willing to die to everything in his … 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: APRIL 30

The Spontaneity Of Love Love suffereth long, and is kind.… — 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Love is not premeditated, it is spontaneous, that is, it bursts up in extraordinary ways. There is nothing of mathematical certainty in Paul’s category of love. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 21

Don’t Hurt the Lord Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip? —John 14:9 Our Lord must be repeatedly astounded at us— astounded at how “un-simple” we are. It is our own opinions … Continue reading

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