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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 2

On fasting The problem about avoiding our own pain admits a similar solution. Some ascetics have used self-torture. As a layman, I offer no opinion on the prudence of such a regimen; but I insist that, whatever its merits, self-torture … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 20

When [Digory] had come close up to [the gates] he saw words written on the gold with silver letters; something like this: Come in by the gold gates or not at all, Take of my fruit for others or forbear, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 14

Discovering Divine Design As for me, being on the way, the Lord led me… —Genesis 24:27 We should be so one with God that we don’t need to ask continually for guidance. Sanctification means that we are made the children … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 7

Prayer in the Father’s House …they found Him in the temple….And He said to them, “…Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?” —Luke 2:46, 49 Our Lord’s childhood was not immaturity waiting to grow into … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 23

Sanctification (2) But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us…sanctification… —1 Corinthians 1:30 The Life Side. The mystery of sanctification is that the perfect qualities of Jesus Christ are imparted as a gift to me, not … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 24

Chapter 6 The Speaking Voice (PART 1) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. —John 1:1 An intelligent plain man, untaught in the truths of Christianity, coming upon this text, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 18

MORNING “They shall go hindmost with their standards.” Numbers 2:31 The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 19

MORNING “I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.” Ecclesiastes 10:7 Upstarts frequently usurp the highest places, while the truly great pine in obscurity. This is a riddle in providence whose solution will one … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 8

MORNING “He that was healed wist not who it was.” John 5:13 Years are short to the happy and healthy; but thirty-eight years of disease must have dragged a very weary length along the life of the poor impotent man. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 3

MORNING “I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.” Isaiah 48:10 Comfort thyself, tried believer, with this thought: God saith, “I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.” Does not the word come like a soft shower, assuaging … Continue reading

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