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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 17

Screwtape examines the virtue of Humility: Your patient has become humble; have you drawn his attention to the fact? All virtues are less formidable to us once the man is aware that he has them, but this is specially true … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 22

The Burning Heart Did not our heart burn within us…? —Luke 24:32 We need to learn this secret of the burning heart. Suddenly Jesus appears to us, fires are set ablaze, and we are given wonderful visions; but then we … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 11

MORNING “Oh that I were as in months past.” Job 29:2 Numbers of Christians can view the past with pleasure, but regard the present with dissatisfaction; they look back upon the days which they have passed in communing with the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 10

MORNING “Fellow citizens with the saints.” Ephesians 2:19 What is meant by our being citizens in heaven? It means that we are under heaven’s government. Christ the king of heaven reigns in our hearts; our daily prayer is, “Thy will … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 1

MORNING “The evening and the morning were the first day.” Genesis 1:5 Was it so even in the beginning? Did light and darkness divide the realm of time in the first day? Then little wonder is it if I have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 28

MORNING “Whom he justified, them he also glorified.” Romans 8:30 Here is a precious truth for thee, believer. Thou mayest be poor, or in suffering, or unknown, but for thine encouragement take a review of thy “calling” and the consequences … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 11

MORNING “Sin … exceeding sinful.” Romans 7:13 Beware of light thoughts of sin. At the time of conversion, the conscience is so tender, that we are afraid of the slightest sin. Young converts have a holy timidity, a godly fear … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 7

MORNING “Have faith in God.” Mark 11:22 Faith is the foot of the soul by which it can march along the road of the commandments. Love can make the feet move more swiftly; but faith is the foot which carries … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 29

MORNING “The things which are not seen.” 2 Corinthians 4:18 In our Christian pilgrimage it is well, for the most part, to be looking forward. Forward lies the crown, and onward is the goal. Whether it be for hope, for … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 6

MORNING “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 It is a happy way of soothing sorrow when we can feel–“HE careth for me.” Christian! do not dishonour religion by always wearing a brow … Continue reading

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