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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 6

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: Meanwhile, where is God? This is one of the most disquieting symptoms. When you are happy, so happy that you have no sense of needing Him, so happy that you are tempted … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 12

On faith [The demon Screwtape writes:] Do not be deceived, Wormwood. Our cause is never more in danger than when a human, no longer desiring, but still intending, to do our Enemy’s will, looks round upon a universe from which … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 23

Don’t Give Up: Accept Help from Others “When desperate people give up on God Almighty, their friends, at least, should stick with them” (Job 6:14 The Message). When we’ve had a loss or disappointment, the natural reaction is to withdraw … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 7

MORNING “Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands.” Isaiah 49:16 No doubt a part of the wonder which is concentrated in the word “Behold,” is excited by the unbelieving lamentation of the preceding sentence. Zion said, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 23

MORNING “Will ye also go away?” John 6:67 Many have forsaken Christ, and have walked no more with him; but what reason have you to make a change? Has there been any reason for it in the past? Has not … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 17

MORNING “And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul.” 1 Samuel 27:1 The thought of David’s heart at this time was a false thought, because he certainly had no ground for … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 13

MORNING “Godly sorrow worketh repentance.” 2 Corinthians 7:10 Genuine, spiritual mourning for sin is the work of the Spirit of God. Repentance is too choice a flower to grow in nature’s garden. Pearls grow naturally in oysters, but penitence never … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 22

MORNING “I am married unto you.” Jeremiah 3:14 Christ Jesus is joined unto his people in marriage-union. In love he espoused his Church as a chaste virgin, long before she fell under the yoke of bondage. Full of burning affection … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 15

MORNING “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” Psalm 22:1 We here behold the Saviour in the depth of his sorrows. No other place so well shows the griefs of Christ as Calvary, and no other moment at … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 24

MORNING “He was heard in that he feared.” Hebrews 5:7 Did this fear arise from the infernal suggestion that he was utterly forsaken. There may be sterner trials than this, but surely it is one of the worst to be … Continue reading

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