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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 9

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: On what Lewis attempted in The Chronicles of Narnia; on the character of the man Jesus—his tenderness, ferocity, and even humor; and on the need to do one’s duty while having patience with God. 16 January 1959 … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 3

Tell It Like It Could Be “[God] speaks of future events with as much certainty as though they were already past” (Romans 4:17 TLB). There is enormous power in your words. If you’re going to become a person of faith, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 2

The Patience To Wait for the Vision Though it tarries, wait for it… —Habakkuk 2:3 Patience is not the same as indifference; patience conveys the idea of someone who is tremendously strong and able to withstand all assaults. Having the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 21

Do You Really Love Him? She has done a good work for Me. —Mark 14:6 If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love. If we have the idea that love is characterized as … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 23

MORNING “Friend, go up higher.” Luke 14:10 When first the life of grace begins in the soul, we do indeed draw near to God, but it is with great fear and trembling. The soul conscious of guilt, and humbled thereby, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 2

MORNING “The hope which is laid up for you in heaven.” Colossians 1:5 Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay of our joy here. It will animate our hearts to think often of heaven, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 3

MORNING “Thou whom my soul loveth.” Song of Solomon 1:7 It is well to be able, without any “if” or “but,” to say of the Lord Jesus–“Thou whom my soul loveth.” Many can only say of Jesus that they hope … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 19

MORNING “The Lord our God hath shewed us his glory.” Deuteronomy 5:24 God’s great design in all his works is the manifestation of his own glory. Any aim less than this were unworthy of himself. But how shall the glory … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 8

MORNING “Tell me I pray thee wherein thy great strength lieth.” Judges 16:6 Where lies the secret strength of faith? It lies in the food it feeds on; for faith studies what the promise is–an emanation of divine grace, an … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 9

MORNING “And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which also bewailed and lamented him.” Luke 23:27 Amid the rabble rout which hounded the Redeemer to his doom, there were some gracious souls whose bitter anguish … Continue reading

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