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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 9

Screwtape offers a helpful image: Think of your man as a series of concentric circles, his will being the innermost, his intellect coming next, and finally his fantasy. You can hardly hope, at once, to exclude from all the circles … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 17

It is true that when a pessimist’s life is threatened he behaves like other men; his impulse to preserve life is stronger than his judgement that life is not worth preserving. But how does this prove that the judgement was … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 3

What we call ‘being in love’ is a glorious state, and, in several ways, good for us. It helps to make us generous and courageous, it opens our eyes not only to the beauty of the beloved but to all … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 1

How to Remove and Replace Your Old Habits “Practice these things. Devote your life to them so that everyone can see your progress” (1 Timothy 4:15 GW). While you were given a brand-new nature at the moment of conversion, you still … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 25

You Have the Power to Say ‘No’ “So, dear brothers, you have no obligations whatever to your old sinful nature to do what it begs you to do” (Romans 8:12 TLB). I don’t know about you, but I admit there … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 25

Change Requires the Holy Spirit “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 24

Change Requires New Thinking “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 23

Change Requires Making Choices “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 21

Not Sinless, but We Can Sin Less “If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth” (1 John 1:8 NLT). We all have parts of our lives that simply don’t work. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 20

God Uses People Who Fortify Their Faith “Strengthen yourselves so that you will live here on earth doing what God wants, not evil things people want” (1 Peter 4:2 NCV). What are you doing to fortify your faith? Here are … Continue reading

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