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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 29

All Joy reminds. It is never a possession, always a desire for something longer ago or further away or still ‘about to be’. From Surprised by Joy

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 13

We have had enough, once and for all, of Hedonism – the gloomy philosophy which says that Pleasure is the only good. But we have hardly yet begun what may be called Hedonics, the science or philosophy of Pleasure. And … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 4

His! They were Yours, You gave them to Me… —John 17:6 A missionary is someone in whom the Holy Spirit has brought about this realization: “You are not your own” (1 Corinthians 6:19). To say, “I am not my own,” … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 18

Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow? When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:23 The rich young ruler went away from Jesus speechless with sorrow, having nothing to say in response to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 20

Taking Possession of Our Own Soul By your patience possess your souls. —Luke 21:19 When a person is born again, there is a period of time when he does not have the same vitality in his thinking or reasoning that … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 9

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 4) The Christian who is alive enough to know himself even slightly will recognize the symptoms of this possession malady, and will grieve to find them in his own heart. If the … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 8

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 3) Then heaven opened and a voice was heard saying to him, “By myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for because thou bast done this thing, and bast not withheld thy … Continue reading

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