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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 15

TO VERA GEBBERT, who had told Lewis of her pregnancy and of her having read Isaiah 66:9 from the Bible she kept open on her dining table: On not wishing to be pregnant. 23 March 1953 Your first story (about … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 24

We have a strange illusion that mere time cancels sin. I have heard others, and I have heard myself, recounting cruelties and falsehoods committed in boyhood as if they were no concern of the present speaker’s, and even with laughter. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 8

On morality I think all Christians would agree with me if I said that though Christianity seems at first to be all about morality, all about duties and rules and guilt and virtue, yet it leads you on, out of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 26

How do we decide what is good or evil? The usual answer is that we decide by conscience. But probably no one thinks now of conscience as a separate faculty, like one of the senses. Indeed, it cannot be so … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 28

Two Questions to Ask of Your Goals “When you eat or drink or do anything else, always do it to honor God” (1 Corinthians 10:31 CEV). It’s important to set goals. But not every goal that you can set is … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 13

You’re Responsible for What You Allow in Your Mind ““A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash” (Proverbs 15:14 NLT). Our minds control everything else about us. Our thoughts influence our feelings. Our feelings impact … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 12

You Don’t Have to Live with Guilt “A man who refuses to admit his mistakes can never be successful. But if he confesses and forsakes them, he gets another chance” (Proverbs 28:13 TLB). God is always ready to give you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 9

What You Believe Shapes Your Life “When the foundations of life are undermined, what can a righteous person do?” (Psalm 11:3 GW) What we believe about the world around us shapes everything about our lives. I’ve shared this with you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 3

Principles for Personal Change: New Thinking “Instead, there must be a spiritual renewal of your thoughts and attitudes” (Ephesians 4:23 NLT). Change requires new thinking. In order to change, we must learn about God’s truth and start making good choices, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 11

Why Won’t I Let God Take Control? “Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires. . . . Instead, give yourselves completely to God, for you were dead, but now you have … Continue reading

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