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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 17

TO MRS. RAY GARRETT: On the real program of the spiritual life—living in the present moment. 12 September 1960 The whole lesson of my life has been that no ‘methods of stimulation’ are of any lasting use. They are indeed … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 21

Everyone who accepts the teaching of St Paul must have a belief in “sanctification”. But I should myself be very chary of describing such operations of the Holy Ghost as “experiences” if by experiences we mean things necessarily discoverable by … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 8

What I like about experiences is that it is such an honest thing. You may take any number of wrong turnings; but keep your eyes open and you will not be allowed to go very far before the warning signs … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 3

Resentment Hurts You More Than Anyone Else “To worry yourself to death with resentment would be a foolish, senseless thing to do” (Job 5:2 GNT). If you hang on to resentment, it will always hurt you more than anyone else. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 21

God Says You Are Capable “It is he who saved us and chose us for his holy work not because we deserved it but because that was his plan long before the world began — to show his love and … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 17

Redemption — Creating the Need it Satisfies The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him… —1 Corinthians 2:14 The gospel of God creates the sense of need for the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 3

“Not by Might nor by Power” My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power… —1 Corinthians 2:4 If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 5

Partakers of His Suffering …but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings… —1 Peter 4:13 If you are going to be used by God, He will take you through a number of experiences that are not meant … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 17

His Ascension and Our Access It came to pass, while He blessed them, that He was parted from them and carried up into heaven. —Luke 24:51 We have no experiences in our lives that correspond to the events in our … 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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