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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 12

On joy In speaking of this desire for our own far-off country, which we find in ourselves even now, I feel a certain shyness. I am almost committing an indecency. I am trying to rip open the inconsolable secret in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 1

The most obvious fact about praise—whether of God or anything—strangely escaped me. I thought of it in terms of compliment, approval, or the giving of honour. I had never noticed that all enjoyment spontaneously overflows into praise unless (sometimes even … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 29

MORNING “Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.” 1 Samuel 7:12 The word “hitherto” seems like a hand pointing in the direction of the past. Twenty years or seventy, and yet, “hitherto the Lord hath helped!” Through poverty, through wealth, through … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 36

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 4) Another saying of Jesus, and a most disturbing one, was put in the form of a question, “How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 34

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 2) So let us begin with God. Back of all, above all, before all is God; first in sequential order, above in rank and station, exalted in dignity and honor. As the self-existent … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 10

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 1) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. —Heb. 10:19 Among the famous sayings of the Church fathers none is better known than Augustine’s, “Thou hast formed … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 21

MORNING “The love of Christ constraineth us.” 2 Corinthians 5:14 How much owest thou unto my Lord? Has he ever done anything for thee? Has he forgiven thy sins? Has he covered thee with a robe of righteousness? Has he … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 30

MORNING “Sing forth the honour of his name, make his praise glorious.” Psalm 66:2 It is not left to our own option whether we shall praise God or not. Praise is God’s most righteous due, and every Christian, as the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 23

MORNING “Accepted in the beloved.” Ephesians 1:6 What a state of privilege! It includes our justification before God, but the term “acceptance” in the Greek means more than that. It signifies that we are the objects of divine complacence, nay, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 16

MORNING “Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name.” Psalm 29:2 God’s glory is the result of his nature and acts. He is glorious in his character, for there is such a store of everything that is holy, … Continue reading

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