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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 27

Screwtape offers more techniques for confusing the Patient: I have been writing hitherto on the assumption that the people in the next pew afford no rational ground for disappointment. Of course if they do—if the patient knows that the woman … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 8

If You’re Wise, You Won’t Disguise “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17 NIV). A mark of wise people is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 22

The Unchanging Law of Judgment With what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you. —Matthew 7:2 This statement is not some haphazard theory, but it is an … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 31

Heedfulness or Hypocrisy in Ourselves? If anyone sees his brother sinning a sin which does not lead to death, he will ask, and He will give him life for those who commit sin not leading to death. —1 John 5:16 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 16

The Master Will Judge We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ… —2 Corinthians 5:10 Paul says that we must all, preachers and other people alike, “appear before the judgment seat of Christ.” But if you will learn … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 18

MORNING “Rend your heart, and not your garments.” Joel 2:13 Garment-rending and other outward signs of religious emotion, are easily manifested and are frequently hypocritical; but to feel true repentance is far more difficult, and consequently far less common. Men … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 14

MORNING “I will cut off them that worship and that swear by the Lord, and that swear by Malcham.” Zephaniah 1:5 Such persons thought themselves safe because they were with both parties: they went with the followers of Jehovah, and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 15

MORNING “But who may abide the day of his coming?” Malachi 3:2 His first coming was without external pomp or show of power, and yet in truth there were few who could abide its testing might. Herod and all Jerusalem … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 24

MORNING “For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 17

MORNING “So to walk even as he walked.” 1 John 2:6 Why should Christians imitate Christ? They should do it for their own sakes. If they desire to be in a healthy state of soul–if they would escape the sickness … Continue reading

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