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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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 8

Do It Yourself (1) …casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God… —2 Corinthians 10:5 Determinedly Demolish Some Things. Deliverance from sin is not the same as deliverance from human nature. There are … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 26

The Way to Purity Those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart….For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. These are the things which defile a man… —Matthew 15:18-20 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 24

Reconciling Yourself to the Fact of Sin This is your hour, and the power of darkness. —Luke 22:53 Not being reconciled to the fact of sin— not recognizing it and refusing to deal with it— produces all the disasters in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 26

Spiritual Vision Through Personal Purity Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. —Matthew 5:8 Purity is not innocence— it is much more than that. Purity is the result of continued spiritual harmony with God. We have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 9

MORNING “Therefore will the Lord wait that he may be gracious unto you.” Isaiah 30:18 God often delays in answering prayer. We have several instances of this in sacred Scripture. Jacob did not get the blessing from the angel until … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 9

MORNING “And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which also bewailed and lamented him.” Luke 23:27 Amid the rabble rout which hounded the Redeemer to his doom, there were some gracious souls whose bitter anguish … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 31

MORNING “With his stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 Pilate delivered our Lord to the lictors to be scourged. The Roman scourge was a most dreadful instrument of torture. It was made of the sinews of oxen, and sharp bones … Continue reading

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