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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 13

Letter to Mrs Lockley: from Magdalen College, September 1949 I don’t think your objection to ‘setting yourself up as a judge’ is cowardly. It may spring form the fact that you are the injured party and have a v. proper … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 1

DIVINE JUSTICE God in His mercy made The fixed pains of Hell. That misery might be stayed, God in His mercy made Eternal bounds and bade Its waves no further swell. God in His mercy made The fixed pains of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 29

Selfish, not self-centred: for in such a life my mind would be directed towards a thousand things, not one of which is myself. The distinction is not unimportant. One of the happiest men and most pleasing companions I have ever … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 16

The Habit of Recognizing God’s Provision …you may be partakers of the divine nature… —2 Peter 1:4 We are made “partakers of the divine nature,” receiving and sharing God’s own nature through His promises. Then we have to work that … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 12

MORNING “The Lord reigneth, let the earth rejoice.” Psalm 97:1 Causes for disquietude there are none so long as this blessed sentence is true. On earth the Lord’s power as readily controls the rage of the wicked as the rage … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 25

MORNING “Get thee up into the high mountain.” Isaiah 40:9 Our knowledge of Christ is somewhat like climbing one of our Welsh mountains. When you are at the base you see but little: the mountain itself appears to be but … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 11

MORNING “I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint.” Psalm 22:14 Did earth or heaven ever behold a sadder spectacle of woe! In soul and body, our Lord felt himself to be weak as … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 3

MORNING “They took Jesus, and led him away.” John 19:16 He had been all night in agony, he had spent the early morning at the hall of Caiaphas, he had been hurried from Caiaphas to Pilate, from Pilate to Herod, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 30

MORNING “He was numbered with the transgressors.” Isaiah 53:12 Why did Jesus suffer himself to be enrolled amongst sinners? This wonderful condescension was justified by many powerful reasons. In such a character he could the better become their advocate. In … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 27

MORNING “Then all the disciples forsook him and fled.” Matthew 26:56 He never deserted them, but they in cowardly fear of their lives, fled from him in the very beginning of his sufferings. This is but one instructive instance of … Continue reading

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