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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 11

TO SLEEP I will find out a place for thee, O Sleep— A hidden wood among the hill-tops green, Full of soft streams and little winds that creep The murmuring boughs between. A hollow cup above the ocean placed Where … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 19

But how shall I describe the other knocking? It was, in some curious way, soft; “soft as wool and sharp as death,” soft but unendurably heavy, as if at each blow some enormous hand fell on the outside of the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 25

NIGHT After the fret and failure of this day, And weariness of thought, O Mother Night, Come with soft kiss to soothe our care away And all our little tumults set to right; Most pitiful of all death’s kindred fair, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 23

MORNING “Friend, go up higher.” Luke 14:10 When first the life of grace begins in the soul, we do indeed draw near to God, but it is with great fear and trembling. The soul conscious of guilt, and humbled thereby, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 7

MORNING “Base things of the world hath God chosen.” 1 Corinthians 1:28 Walk the streets by moonlight, if you dare, and you will see sinners then. Watch when the night is dark, and the wind is howling, and the picklock … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 31

MORNING “Renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 A backslider, if there be a spark of life left in him will groan after restoration. In this renewal the same exercise of grace is required as at our conversion. We … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 25

MORNING “For the truths sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us forever.” 2 John 2 Once let the truth of God obtain an entrance into the human heart and subdue the whole man unto itself, no power … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 19

MORNING “Babes in Christ.” 1 Corinthians 3:1 Are you mourning, believer, because you are so weak in the divine life: because your faith is so little, your love so feeble? Cheer up, for you have cause for gratitude. Remember that … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 4

MORNING “At evening time it shall be light.” Zechariah 14:7 Oftentimes we look forward with forebodings to the time of old age, forgetful that at eventide it shall be light. To many saints, old age is the choicest season in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 6

MORNING “Watchman, what of the night?” Isaiah 21:11 What enemies are abroad? Errors are a numerous horde, and new ones appear every hour: against what heresy am I to be on my guard? Sins creep from their lurking places when … Continue reading

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