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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 6

Screwtape advises Wormwood on using time to wear down a soul: The Enemy has guarded him from you through the first great wave of temptations. But, if only he can be kept alive, you have time itself for your ally. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 17

Fasnacht was once more proof how little purely intellectual power avail to make a big man. I thought that he had not lived a single one of his theories: he had worked them with his brain but not with his … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 6

How Do You Develop Spiritual Roots? “The seeds that fell on rocky ground are the people who gladly hear the message and accept it. But they don’t have deep roots, and they believe only for a little while. As soon … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 15

Who’s the Real Source of Opposition? “Be humble when you are trying to teach those who are mixed up concerning the truth. For if you talk meekly and courteously to them, they are more likely, with God’s help, to turn … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 5

Let God Tell You What to Give “Honor the Lord by giving him the first part of all your income, and he will fill your barns with wheat and barley and overflow your wine vats with the finest wines” (Proverbs … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 1

The Law and the Gospel Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. —James 2:10 The moral law does not consider our weaknesses as human beings; in fact, it does not … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 19

The Unheeded Secret Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” —John 18:36 The great enemy of the Lord Jesus Christ today is the idea of practical work that has no basis in the New Testament but comes from … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 19

The Service of Passionate Devotion …do you love Me?…Tend My sheep. —John 21:16 Jesus did not say to make converts to your way of thinking, but He said to look after His sheep, to see that they get nourished in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 14

Called By God I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” —Isaiah 6:8 God did not direct His call to Isaiah— Isaiah … Continue reading

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