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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 7

To shrink back from all that can be called Nature into negative spirituality is as if we ran away from horses instead of learning to ride. There is in our present pilgrim condition plenty of room (more room than most … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 29

TO BEDE GRIFFITHS: On Lewis’s favorite novel by Charles Dickens; on the desire to die; on longing; on joy; on having; and on wanting. 5 November 1954 The best Dickens always seems to me to be the one I have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 14

MORNING “They go from strength to strength.” Psalm 84:7 They go from strength to strength. There are various renderings of these words, but all of them contain the idea of progress. Our own good translation of the authorized version is … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 22

MORNING “I will love them freely.” Hosea 14:4 This sentence is a body of divinity in miniature. He who understands its meaning is a theologian, and he who can dive into its fulness is a true master in Israel. It … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 5

MORNING “I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” 2 Corinthians 6:16 What a sweet title: “My people!” What a cheering revelation: “Their God!” How much of meaning is couched in those two words, “My people!” Here … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 2

MORNING “I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world.” John 17:15 It is a sweet and blessed event which will occur to all believers in God’s own time–the going home to be with Jesus. In a … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 16

MORNING “I am a stranger with thee.” Psalm 39:12 Yes, O Lord, with thee, but not to thee. All my natural alienation from thee, thy grace has effectually removed; and now, in fellowship with thyself, I walk through this sinful … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 14

MORNING “Let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.” 1 Corinthians 10:12 It is a curious fact, that there is such a thing as being proud of grace. A man says, “I have great faith, I shall … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 27

MORNING “Thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation.” Psalm 91:9 The Israelites in the wilderness were continually exposed to change. Whenever the pillar stayed its motion, the tents were pitched; but tomorrow, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 1

MORNING “They shall sing in the ways of the Lord.” Psalm 138:5 The time when Christians begin to sing in the ways of the Lord is when they first lose their burden at the foot of the Cross. Not even … Continue reading

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