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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 8

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Salvation The world tells us that it’s not worthwhile to grieve our sin—that we should forget about past mistakes and seize the day, lest we miss out on something exciting. But grief is a useful … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 6

A Passion to Know Christ Philippians 3:3-12 Claiming to know someone usually means we know facts about the person or simply are aware he or she exists. Unfortunately, that is how too many Christians “know” Jesus Christ—they’re aware He is … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 20

On worry A great many people (not you) do now seem to think that the mere state of being worried is in itself meritorious. I don’t think it is. We must, if it so happens, give our lives for others: … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 9

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: On what Lewis attempted in The Chronicles of Narnia; on the character of the man Jesus—his tenderness, ferocity, and even humor; and on the need to do one’s duty while having patience with God. 16 January 1959 … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 25

We say a great many things in church (and out of church too) without thinking of what we are saying. For instance, we say in the Creed “I believe in the forgiveness of sins.” I had been saying it for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 24

On the Lord’s prayer We believe that God forgives us our sins; but also that He will not do so unless we forgive other people their sins against us. There is no doubt about the second part of this statement. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 17

What are the key words of modern criticism? Creative, with its opposite derivative; spontaneity with its opposite convention; freedom, contrasted with rules. Great authors are innovators, pioneers, explorers; bad authors bunch in schools and follow models. Or again, great authors … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 28

On hell There is no doctrine which I would more willingly remove from Christianity than this, if it lay in my power. But it has the full support of Scripture and, specially, of Our Lord’s own words; it has always … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 2

A Life of Pure and Holy Sacrifice He who believes in Me…out of his heart will flow… —John 7:38 Jesus did not say, “He who believes in Me will realize all the blessings of the fullness of God,” but, in … Continue reading

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