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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 2

Screwtape reveals the Enemy’s intentions: Now it may surprise you to learn that in His [the Enemy’s] efforts to get permanent possession of a soul, He relies on the troughs even more than on the peaks; some of His special … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 31

On glory [And this brings me to] the other sense of glory—glory as brightness, splendour, luminosity. We are to shine as the sun, we are to be given the Morning Star. I think I begin to see what it means. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 23

TO MARY NEYLAN, who had told Lewis she was going to resume the practice of her faith after years of alienation and theological struggle: On acting on the light one has; on the unreliability of religious emotion; on confession of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 2

On celebration “The Great Dance does not wait to be perfect until the peoples of the Low Worlds are gathered into it. We speak not of when it will begin. It has begun from before always. There was no time … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 23

The Cost of Misplaced Anger “I’m a mess. I’m nothing and have nothing; make something of me. You [God] can do it; you’ve got what it takes” (Psalm 40:17 The Message). Anger has a price tag. When you realize that … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 10

Obedience Leads to Peace “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 14

Three Reasons We Need to Walk with Others “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him” (Colossians 2:6 NLT). The Bible often compares life to a walk, because life is a … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 27

God Smiles When We Obey Wholeheartedly “Just tell me what to do and I will do it, Lord. As long as I live I’ll wholeheartedly obey” (Psalm 119:33-34 TLB). God smiles when we obey him wholeheartedly. That means doing whatever … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 12

Developing the Eyes of Faith – Step Two “By our baptism, then, we were buried with him and shared his death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from death by the glorious power of the Father, so also … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 8

True Faith Is Active, Never Passive “When will you ever learn that ‘believing’ is useless without doing what God wants you to? Faith that does not result in good deeds is not real faith” (James 2:20 TLB). Is faith simply … Continue reading

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