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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 11

On self The more we get what we now call “ourselves” out of the way and let Him take us over, the more truly ourselves we become. . . I am not, in my natural state, nearly so much of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 11

A particular toy or a particular ikon may be itself a work of art, but that is logically accidental; its artistic merits will not make it a better toy or a better ikon. They may make it a worse one. … 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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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 21

God Says You Are Capable “It is he who saved us and chose us for his holy work not because we deserved it but because that was his plan long before the world began — to show his love and … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 12

Personality …that they may be one just as We are one… —John 17:22 Personality is the unique, limitless part of our life that makes us distinct from everyone else. It is too vast for us even to comprehend. An island … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 9

Sacred Service I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ… —Colossians 1:24 The Christian worker has to be a sacred “go-between.” He must be so closely … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 31

MORNING “In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, if any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.” John 7:37 Patience had her perfect work in the Lord Jesus, and until … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 34

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 2) So let us begin with God. Back of all, above all, before all is God; first in sequential order, above in rank and station, exalted in dignity and honor. As the self-existent … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 12

Personality …that they may be one just as We are one… —John 17:22 Personality is the unique, limitless part of our life that makes us distinct from everyone else. It is too vast for us even to comprehend. An island … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 15

Chapter 4 Apprehending God (PART 1) O taste and see. —Psa. 34:8 It was Canon Holmes, of India, who more than twenty-five years ago called attention to the inferential character of the average man’s faith in God. To most people God … Continue reading

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