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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 17

It is true that when a pessimist’s life is threatened he behaves like other men; his impulse to preserve life is stronger than his judgement that life is not worth preserving. But how does this prove that the judgement was … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 13

On goodness It has sometimes been asked whether God commands certain things because they are right, or whether certain things are right because God commands them. . . I emphatically embrace the first alternative. The second might lead to the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 9

THE DAY WITH A WHITE MARK All day I have been tossed and whirled in a preposterous happiness: Was it elf in the blood? Or a bird in the brain? Or even part Of the cloudy crested, fifty-league-long, loud uplifted … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 13

Now Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods. For moods will change, whatever view your reason … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 28

On hell There is no doctrine which I would more willingly remove from Christianity than this, if it lay in my power. But it has the full support of Scripture and, specially, of Our Lord’s own words; it has always … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 27

SATAN SPEAKS I am Nature, the Mighty Mother, I am the law; ye have none other. I am the flower and the dewdrop fresh, I am the lust in your itching flesh. I am the battle’s filth and strain, I … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 9

Wisdom Is a Gift “In this way they will know God’s secret, which is Christ himself. He is the key that opens all the hidden treasures of God’s wisdom and knowledge” (Colossians 2:2-3 GNT). How do you get wisdom? Do … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 22

The Witness of the Spirit The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit… —Romans 8:16 We are in danger of getting into a bargaining spirit with God when we come to Him— we want the witness of the Spirit before … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 23

“Acquainted With Grief” He is…a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. —Isaiah 53:3 We are not “acquainted with grief” in the same way our Lord was acquainted with it. We endure it and live through it, but we do … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 9

Then What’s Next To Do? Everyone who asks receives… —Luke 11:10 Ask if you have not received. There is nothing more difficult than asking. We will have yearnings and desires for certain things, and even suffer as a result of … Continue reading

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