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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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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 10

MORNING “The place which is called Calvary.” Luke 23:33 The hill of comfort is the hill of Calvary; the house of consolation is built with the wood of the cross; the temple of heavenly blessing is founded upon the riven … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 28

MORNING “The love of Christ which passeth knowledge.” Ephesians 3:19 The love of Christ in its sweetness, its fulness, its greatness, its faithfulness, passeth all human comprehension. Where shall language be found which shall describe his matchless, his unparalleled love … Continue reading

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