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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 17

What are the key words of modern criticism? Creative, with its opposite derivative; spontaneity with its opposite convention; freedom, contrasted with rules. Great authors are innovators, pioneers, explorers; bad authors bunch in schools and follow models. Or again, great authors … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 18

Since God is blessed, omnipotent, sovereign, and creative, there is obviously a sense in which happiness, strength, freedom, and fertility (whether of the mind or body), wherever they appear in human life, constitute likenesses, and in that way proximities, to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 2

Christian Perfection Not that I have already attained, or am already perfect… —Philippians 3:12 It is a trap to presume that God wants to make us perfect specimens of what He can do— God’s purpose is to make us one … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 20

The Forgiveness of God In Him we have…the forgiveness of sins… —Ephesians 1:7 Beware of the pleasant view of the fatherhood of God: God is so kind and loving that of course He will forgive us. That thought, based solely … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 16

Still Human! …whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. —1 Corinthians 10:31 In the Scriptures, the great miracle of the incarnation slips into the ordinary life of a child; the great miracle of the transfiguration fades into … 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: OCTOBER 4

The Vision and The Reality …to those who are…called to be saints… —1 Corinthians 1:2 Thank God for being able to see all that you have not yet been. You have had the vision, but you are not yet to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 20

The Divine Commandment of Life …be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. —Matthew 5:48 Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according to your … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 30

The Teaching of Disillusionment Jesus did not commit Himself to them…, for He knew what was in man. —John 2:24-25 Disillusionment means having no more misconceptions, false impressions, and false judgments in life; it means being free from these deceptions. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 14

Get Moving! (1) Abide in Me… —John 15:4 In the matter of determination. The Spirit of Jesus is put into me by way of the atonement by the Cross of Christ. I then have to build my thinking patiently to … Continue reading

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