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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: JUNE 19

The problem of reconciling human suffering with the existence of a God who loves, is only insoluble so long as we attach a trivial meaning to the word ‘love’, and look on things as if man were the centre of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 14

TO MRS. JOHNSON: On the real meaning of heaven—enjoying God forever. 25 May 1957 It was nice to hear from you again. I can’t remember how up to date you are with my news. Did I tell you that a … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 6

TO MISS BRECKENRIDGE: On the problem in prayer of God’s foreknowledge; and on the Fall and evolution. 1 August 1949 Don’t bother about the idea that God ‘has known for millions of years exactly what you are about to pray’. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 16

If the world exists not chiefly that we may love God but that God may love us, yet that very fact, on a deeper level, is so for our sakes. If He who in Himself can lack nothing chooses to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 30

“And Every Virtue We Possess” …All my springs are in you. —Psalm 87:7 Our Lord never “patches up” our natural virtues, that is, our natural traits, qualities, or characteristics. He completely remakes a person on the inside— “…put on the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 6

“My Rainbow in the Cloud” I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. —Genesis 9:13 It is the will of God that human beings should get … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 33

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 1) Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. —Psa. 57:5 It is a truism to say that order in nature depends upon right relationships; … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 16

MORNING “Come unto me.” Matthew 11:28 The cry of the Christian religion is the gentle word, “Come.” The Jewish law harshly said, “Go, take heed unto thy steps as to the path in which thou shalt walk. Break the commandments, … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 2

Chapter 1 Following Hard after God (PART 1) My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. -Psa. 63:8 Christian theology teaches the doctrine of prevenient grace, which briefly stated means this, that before a man can seek … Continue reading

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