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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 10

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: They tell me H. is happy now, they tell me she is at peace. What makes them so sure of this? I don’t mean that I fear the worst of all. Nearly … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 23

How Joseph Trusted God with His Disappointments “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV). Imagine … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 21

God’s Promise for the Pain of Christmas “Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity” (Joel 2:13 NIV). We often have an idealized … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 23

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials ”We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance” (Romans 5:3 NLT). Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 3

Resentment Hurts You More Than Anyone Else “To worry yourself to death with resentment would be a foolish, senseless thing to do” (Job 5:2 GNT). If you hang on to resentment, it will always hurt you more than anyone else. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 2

Forgive Because God Forgave You “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians 4:32 NIV). We will all be hurt in this life. Many times we’ll be hurt intentionally by … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 24

Don’t Give Up: Refuse to Be Bitter “I came naked from my mother’s womb,’ [Job] said, ‘and I shall have nothing when I die. The Lord gave me everything I had, and they were his to take away. Blessed be … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 22

Don’t Give Up: Tell God Exactly How You Feel “I can’t be quiet! I am angry and bitter. I have to speak” (Job 7:11 GNT). God can handle your emotions — he gave them to you, after all! He can … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 5

Three Mental Barriers to Hearing God’s Voice “Get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls” (James 1:21 … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 26

God Knows You; Is That Disturbing or Comforting? “I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out — plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for” (Jeremiah 29:11 … Continue reading

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