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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

On death On the one hand Death is the triumph of Satan, the punishment of the Fall, and the last enemy. Christ shed tears at the grave of Lazarus and sweated blood in Gethsemane: the Life of Lives that was … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 9

TO MARY VAN DEUSEN: On how one responds to the diagnosis of serious illness and on four strategies for coping. 10 April 1959 I have just had Sister Hildegarde’s letter. My heart goes out to you. You are now just … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 14

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On the very comforting fact that Jesus was afraid. 2 April 1955 In great haste. I hope your next letter will bring me news that the operation has gone swimmingly. Fear is horrid, but there’s no … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 19

Are You Going on With Jesus? You are those who have continued with Me in My trials. —Luke 22:28 It is true that Jesus Christ is with us through our temptations, but are we going on with Him through His … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 5

Watching With Jesus Stay here and watch with Me. —Matthew 26:38 “Watch with Me.” Jesus was saying, in effect, “Watch with no private point of view at all, but watch solely and entirely with Me.” In the early stages of … 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: MAY 7

Building For Eternity Which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it… —Luke 14:28 Our Lord was not referring here to a cost which we … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 5

His Agony and Our Access Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples….”Stay here and watch with Me.” —Matthew 26:36, 38 We can never fully comprehend Christ’s agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, but … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 23

MORNING “Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.” Romans 8:37 We go to Christ for forgiveness, and then too often look to the law for power to fight our sins. Paul thus … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 12

MORNING “My heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.” Psalm 22:14 Our blessed Lord experienced a terrible sinking and melting of soul. “The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity, but a wounded … Continue reading

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