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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 6

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: Meanwhile, where is God? This is one of the most disquieting symptoms. When you are happy, so happy that you have no sense of needing Him, so happy that you are tempted … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 1

The most obvious fact about praise—whether of God or anything—strangely escaped me. I thought of it in terms of compliment, approval, or the giving of honour. I had never noticed that all enjoyment spontaneously overflows into praise unless (sometimes even … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 11

TO SLEEP I will find out a place for thee, O Sleep— A hidden wood among the hill-tops green, Full of soft streams and little winds that creep The murmuring boughs between. A hollow cup above the ocean placed Where … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 13

Affection, as I have said, is the humblest love. It gives itself no airs. People can be proud of being ‘in love’, or of friendship. Affection is modest—even furtive and shame-faced. Once when I had remarked on the affection quite … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 27

Celebrate Your Transformation “Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him. His name is the LORD” (Psalm 68:4 ESV). Do you want to get back to God? You first have to get fed up, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 19

Four Steps to Fighting Spiritual Warfare “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms” … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 11

God’s Silence— Then What? When He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was. —John 11:6 Has God trusted you with His silence— a silence that has great meaning? God’s silences are … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 14

Inner Invincibility Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me… —Matthew 11:29 “Whom the Lord loves He chastens…” (Hebrews 12:6). How petty our complaining is! Our Lord begins to bring us to the point where we can have fellowship … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 23

The Determination to Serve The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve… —Matthew 20:28 Jesus also said, “Yet I am among you as the One who serves” (Luke 22:27). Paul’s idea of service was the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 4

The Compelling Majesty of His Power The love of Christ compels us… —2 Corinthians 5:14 Paul said that he was overpowered, subdued, and held as in a vise by “the love of Christ.” Very few of us really know what … Continue reading

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