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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 6

AS ONE OLDSTER TO ANOTHER Well, yes the old bones ache. There were easier Beds thirty years back. Sleep, then importunate, Now with reserve doles out her favours; Food disagrees; there are draughts in houses. Headlong, the down night train … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 25

The real problem of the Christian life comes where people do not usually look for it. It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 19

MORNING “The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.” Proverbs 16:33 If the disposal of the lot is the Lord’s whose is the arrangement of our whole life? If the simple casting … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 7

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 2) The way to deeper knowledge of God is through the lonely valleys of soul poverty and abnegation of all things. The blessed ones who possess the Kingdom are they who have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 11

MORNING “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” Lamentations 3:41 The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which is a very salutary lesson for such proud beings as we are. If God … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 3

MORNING “Thou whom my soul loveth.” Song of Solomon 1:7 It is well to be able, without any “if” or “but,” to say of the Lord Jesus–“Thou whom my soul loveth.” Many can only say of Jesus that they hope … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 22

MORNING “He led them forth by the right way.” Psalm 107:7 Changeful experience often leads the anxious believer to inquire “Why is it thus with me?” I looked for light, but lo, darkness came; for peace, but behold, trouble. I … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 18

MORNING “She bound the scarlet line in the window.” Joshua 2:21 Rahab depended for her preservation upon the promise of the spies, whom she looked upon as the representatives of the God of Israel. Her faith was simple and firm, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 16

MORNING “I am a stranger with thee.” Psalm 39:12 Yes, O Lord, with thee, but not to thee. All my natural alienation from thee, thy grace has effectually removed; and now, in fellowship with thyself, I walk through this sinful … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 1

MORNING “Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out.” Song of Solomon 4:16 Anything is better than the dead calm of indifference. Our souls may wisely desire the north … Continue reading

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