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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 2

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: ‘It was too perfect to last,’ so I am tempted to say of our marriage. But it can be meant in two ways. It may be grimly pessimistic — as if God … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 14

TO MRS. JOHNSON: On the real meaning of heaven—enjoying God forever. 25 May 1957 It was nice to hear from you again. I can’t remember how up to date you are with my news. Did I tell you that a … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 22

I find I must borrow yet another parable from George MacDonald. Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 3

Face Your Fears So You Can Get Something Done “If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB). Fear is at the root of all of your indecision—fear that you’ll make a mistake, that … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 6

Stop Trying to Be Perfect “If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB). When you learn how to relax in God’s liberating grace and break out of the prison of perfectionism, you will … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 29

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Used By God “If you keep yourself pure, you will be a special utensil for honorable use. Your life will be clean, and you will be ready for the Master to use … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 5

Four Steps to Forgiving Others “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 28

God’s Great Gift “Out of sheer generosity God put us in right standing with Himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where He always wanted us to be. And He … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 12

Why Keep Praying When There Is No Answer? “Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers” (Ephesians 6:18 NLT). Why should you remain persistent in your prayers when you don’t get an answer? Here are four reasons. Persistent prayer focuses … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 2

God’s Plan to Bring You to Heaven “God says he will accept and acquit us — declare us ‘not guilty’ — if we trust Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in this same … Continue reading

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