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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 21

The golden apple of selfhood, thrown among the false gods, became an apple of discord because they scrambled for it. They did not know the first rule of the holy game, which is that every player must by all means … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 5

Wise People Avoid Arguments “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17 NIV). Have you ever met someone who is always … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 7

Restoring Relationships: Reconciliation, Not Always Resolution “Search for peace, and work to maintain it” (1 Peter 3:11 NLT). The seventh biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to emphasize reconciliation, not resolution. It’s unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 30

“And Every Virtue We Possess” …All my springs are in you. —Psalm 87:7 Our Lord never “patches up” our natural virtues, that is, our natural traits, qualities, or characteristics. He completely remakes a person on the inside— “…put on the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 9

Sacred Service I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ… —Colossians 1:24 The Christian worker has to be a sacred “go-between.” He must be so closely … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 11

Getting There (1) Come to Me… —Matthew 11:28 Where sin and sorrow stops, and the song of the saint starts. Do I really want to get there? I can right now. The questions that truly matter in life are remarkably … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 21

Having God’s “Unreasonable” Faith Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. —Matthew 6:33 When we look at these words of Jesus, we immediately find them to be the most … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 18

Will I Bring Myself Up to This Level? …perfecting holiness in the fear of God. —2 Corinthians 7:1 “Therefore, having these promises….” I claim God’s promises for my life and look to their fulfillment, and rightly so, but that shows … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 33

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 1) Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. —Psa. 57:5 It is a truism to say that order in nature depends upon right relationships; … Continue reading

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