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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 28

On heaven The symbols under which Heaven is presented to us are (a) a dinner party, (b) a wedding, (c) a city, and (d) a concert. It would be grotesque to suppose that the guests or citizens or members of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 1

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the meaning of interruptions and real life; on the difficulty of being patient; and on expiating through embracing one’s own sufferings. 20 December 1943 Things are pretty bad here. Minto’s varicose ulcer gets worse and worse, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 23

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials ”We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance” (Romans 5:3 NLT). Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 28

God Remains Patient with Our World “The Lord isn’t really being slow about his promise to return, as some people think. No, he is being patient for your sake. He does not want anyone to perish, so he is giving … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 21

Plant Today, Then Be Patient for the Harvest “Let us not become tired of doing good; for if we do not give up, the time will come when we will reap the harvest” (Galatians 6:9 GNT). The time to start … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 21

THINK Before You Speak in Anger “Stupid people express their anger openly, but sensible people are patient and hold it back” (Proverbs 29:11 GNT). Anger confounds many people in our world today. We simply don’t know how to handle our … 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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DAILY HOPE: MAY 9

What Do You Do While… “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act” (Psalm 37:7 NLT). What does God want you to do while you’re waiting on an answer to your prayer? Psalm … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 25

Change Requires the Holy Spirit “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 14

Try Writing Out Your Prayers “The Lord gave me this answer: ‘Write down clearly on tablets what I reveal to you, so that it can be read at a glance’” (Habakkuk 2:2 GNT). If you want to hear God speak, … Continue reading

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