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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 14

Enemy-occupied territory—that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage. When you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 8

If You’re Wise, You Won’t Disguise “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). A mark of wise people is … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 18

Sending Out an S.O.S. “I’m in deep trouble. Rush to my aid, for only you [God] can help and save me” (Psalm 70:5 TLB). Have you ever gotten yourself into such a mess that you knew there was no way … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 9

Reaching Beyond Our Grasp Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 There is a difference between holding on to a principle and having a vision. A principle does not come from moral … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 8

The Surrendered Life I have been crucified with Christ… —Galatians 2:20 To become one with Jesus Christ, a person must be willing not only to give up sin, but also to surrender his whole way of looking at things. Being … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 16

Chapter 4 Apprehending God (PART 2) That a saving work must first be done in the heart is taken for granted here. The spiritual faculties of the unregenerate man lie asleep in his nature, unused and for every purpose dead; … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 31

MORNING “Renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 A backslider, if there be a spark of life left in him will groan after restoration. In this renewal the same exercise of grace is required as at our conversion. We … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 18

MORNING “They shall go hindmost with their standards.” Numbers 2:31 The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they … Continue reading

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