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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 18

Prayer is either a sheer illusion or a personal contact between embryonic, incomplete persons (ourselves) and the utterly concrete Person. Prayer, in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 13

MORNING “Godly sorrow worketh repentance.” 2 Corinthians 7:10 Genuine, spiritual mourning for sin is the work of the Spirit of God. Repentance is too choice a flower to grow in nature’s garden. Pearls grow naturally in oysters, but penitence never … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 14

MORNING “There were also with him other little ships.” Mark 4:36 Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and his presence preserved the whole convoy. It is well to sail with Jesus, even though it be … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 14

MORNING “Delight thyself also in the Lord.” Psalm 37:4 The teaching of these words must seem very surprising to those who are strangers to vital godliness, but to the sincere believer it is only the inculcation of a recognized truth. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 12

MORNING “Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting.” Daniel 5:27 It is well frequently to weigh ourselves in the scale of God’s Word. You will find it a holy exercise to read some psalm of David, and, … Continue reading

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