Tag Archives: joy

IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 15

The Joy of Obedience Luke 5:1-11 We read in Luke 5 that Peter had spent his night as he usually did—fishing—but didn’t catch anything. He was surely tired, frustrated, and ready to go home. However, Jesus asked to borrow his … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 13

A Need for Spiritual Discernment Philippians 1:3-11 In Philippians 1:8-11, Paul says he wants the believers at Philippi to grow in their knowledge of God so they can choose the best way to live. Our heavenly Father doesn’t want us … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 24

When human souls have become as perfect in voluntary obedience as the inanimate creation is in its lifeless obedience, then they will put on its glory, or rather that greater glory of which Nature is only the first sketch. For … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 21

The golden apple of selfhood, thrown among the false gods, became an apple of discord because they scrambled for it. They did not know the first rule of the holy game, which is that every player must by all means … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 2

There was the charm, as we went on, of running out into evening sunlight, but still in a deep gulley – as if the train were swimming in earth instead of either sailing on it like a real train or … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 22

The Teacher explains our power to choose: ‘There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, “Thy will be done,” and those to whom God says, in the end, “Thy will be done.” All … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 12

I then went westward across the moor, with the telegraph posts on my right and began to descend from such a point that the long straight reach on whose upper end Rockford stands, was straight in front of me. After … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 30

“Son of Adam,” said Aslan, “you have sown well. And you, Narnians, let it be your first care to guard this Tree, for it is your Shield. The Witch of whom I told you has fled far away into the … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 12

And Digory could say nothing, for tears choked him and he gave up all hopes of saving his Mother’s life; but at the same time he knew that the Lion knew what would have happened, and that there might be … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 9

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: On the other hand, ‘Knock and it shall be opened.’ But does knocking mean hammering and kicking the door like a maniac? And there’s also ‘To him that hath shall be given.’ … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment