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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 4

No one will believe this who has not lived long and looked hard, so that he knows how suddenly a passion for which has for years been wrapped round the whole of the heart will dry up and wither. Perhaps … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 9

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: On the other hand, ‘Knock and it shall be opened.’ But does knocking mean hammering and kicking the door like a maniac? And there’s also ‘To him that hath shall be given.’ … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 23

On God God is Goodness. He can give good, but cannot need or get it. In that sense all His love is, as it were, bottomlessly selfless by very definition; it has everything to give and nothing to receive. Hence, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 1

The idea that ‘being in love’ is the only reason for remaining married really leaves no room for marriage as a contract or promise at all. If love is the whole thing, then the promise can add nothing; and if … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 26

How to Keep Your Enthusiasm “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:11-12 NIV). To reach your goals, you have to figure out … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 3

A Bondservant of Jesus I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me… —Galatians 2:20 These words mean the breaking and collapse of my independence brought about by my own hands, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 27

The Method of Missions Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations… —Matthew 28:19 Jesus Christ did not say, “Go and save souls” (the salvation of souls is the supernatural work of God), but He said, “Go…make disciples of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 28

The “Go” of Unconditional Identification Jesus…said to him, “One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor…and come, take up the cross, and follow Me.” —Mark 10:21 The rich young ruler had the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 8

Prayer in the Father’s Honor …that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God. —Luke 1:35 If the Son of God has been born into my human flesh, then am I allowing His holy … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 2

The Glory That’s Unsurpassed …the Lord Jesus…has sent me that you may receive your sight… —Acts 9:17 When Paul received his sight, he also received spiritual insight into the Person of Jesus Christ. His entire life and preaching from that … Continue reading

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