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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 2

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: ‘It was too perfect to last,’ so I am tempted to say of our marriage. But it can be meant in two ways. It may be grimly pessimistic — as if God … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

On death On the one hand Death is the triumph of Satan, the punishment of the Fall, and the last enemy. Christ shed tears at the grave of Lazarus and sweated blood in Gethsemane: the Life of Lives that was … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 7

If there are species, and rational species, other than man, are any or all of them, like us, fallen? This is the point non-Christians always seem to forget. They seem to think that the Incarnation implies some particular merit or … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 16

On saints God is not merely mending, not simply restoring a status quo. Redeemed humanity is to be something more glorious than unfallen humanity would have been, more glorious than any unfallen race now is (if at this moment the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 15

On masculine and feminine For a good wife contains so many persons in herself. What was H. not to me? She was my daughter and my mother, my pupil and my teacher, my subject and my sovereign; and always, holding … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 17

It is monstrously simple-minded to read the cursings in the Psalms with no feeling except one of horror at the uncharity of the poets. They are indeed devilish. But we must also think of those who made them so. Their … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 27

You’re Not God — Stop Acting Like It! “Only someone too stupid to find his way home would wear himself out with work” (Ecclesiastes 10:15 GNT). You’re not God. You don’t have all the answers. You can’t do everything. If … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 19

The Service of Passionate Devotion …do you love Me?…Tend My sheep. —John 21:16 Jesus did not say to make converts to your way of thinking, but He said to look after His sheep, to see that they get nourished in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 17

His Ascension and Our Access It came to pass, while He blessed them, that He was parted from them and carried up into heaven. —Luke 24:51 We have no experiences in our lives that correspond to the events in our … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 11

Complete and Effective Divinity If we have been united together in the likeness of His death, certainly we also shall be in the likeness of His resurrection… —Romans 6:5 Co-Resurrection. The proof that I have experienced crucifixion with Jesus is … Continue reading

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