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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 22

You may remember I said that the first step towards humility was to realise that one is proud. I want to add now that the next step is to make some serious attempt to practise the Christian virtues. A week … Continue reading

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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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 15

If you want to find out how proud you are the easiest way is to ask yourself, ‘How much do I dislike it when other people snub me, or refuse to take any notice of me, or shove their oar … 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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 20

Is God’s Will My Will? This is the will of God, your sanctification… —1 Thessalonians 4:3 Sanctification is not a question of whether God is willing to sanctify me— is it my will? Am I willing to let God do … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 31

“My Joy…Your Joy” These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full. —John 15:11 What was the joy that Jesus had? Joy should not be confused with happiness. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 5

MORNING “Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar.” Psalm 120:5 As a Christian you have to live in the midst of an ungodly world, and it is of little use for … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 14

MORNING “If thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.” Exodus 20:25 God’s altar was to be built of unhewn stones, that no trace of human skill or labour might be seen upon it. Human wisdom delights … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 6

MORNING “We dwell in him.” 1 John 4:13 Do you want a house for your soul? Do you ask, “What is the purchase?” It is something less than proud human nature will like to give. It is without money and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 6

MORNING “Ye must be born again.” John 3:7 Regeneration is a subject which lies at the very basis of salvation, and we should be very diligent to take heed that we really are “born again,” for there are many who … Continue reading

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