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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 17

Screwtape examines the virtue of Humility: Your patient has become humble; have you drawn his attention to the fact? All virtues are less formidable to us once the man is aware that he has them, but this is specially true … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 21

The Ministry of the Unnoticed Blessed are the poor in spirit… —Matthew 5:3 The New Testament notices things that do not seem worthy of notice by our standards. “Blessed are the poor in spirit….” This literally means, “Blessed are the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 21

The Doorway to the Kingdom Blessed are the poor in spirit… —Matthew 5:3 Beware of thinking of our Lord as only a teacher. If Jesus Christ is only a teacher, then all He can do is frustrate me by setting … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 7

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 2) The way to deeper knowledge of God is through the lonely valleys of soul poverty and abnegation of all things. The blessed ones who possess the Kingdom are they who have … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 6

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kindgom of heaven. – Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first prepared for him by … Continue reading

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