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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 7

The Moments That Sustain Us Psalm 145:1-21 When life falls apart, what do you do? All of us face hard circumstances—and some of these are very painful situations that last a long time. Unless we have a purposeful focus, joy … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 29

Living Clean in a Tainted World 2 Corinthians 6:14-17; 2 Corinthians 7:1 When Adam and Eve listened to Satan in the garden of Eden, the world was invaded by sin, and we’ve been battling it ever since. Over time, our … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 2

On fasting The problem about avoiding our own pain admits a similar solution. Some ascetics have used self-torture. As a layman, I offer no opinion on the prudence of such a regimen; but I insist that, whatever its merits, self-torture … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

On death On the one hand Death is the triumph of Satan, the punishment of the Fall, and the last enemy. Christ shed tears at the grave of Lazarus and sweated blood in Gethsemane: the Life of Lives that was … 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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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 33

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 1) Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. —Psa. 57:5 It is a truism to say that order in nature depends upon right relationships; … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 3

MORNING “There is no spot in thee.” Song of Solomon 4:7 Having pronounced his Church positively full of beauty, our Lord confirms his praise by a precious negative, “There is no spot in thee.” As if the thought occurred to … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 10

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 1) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. —Heb. 10:19 Among the famous sayings of the Church fathers none is better known than Augustine’s, “Thou hast formed … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 2

MORNING “I am the Lord, I change not.” Malachi 3:6 It is well for us that, amidst all the variableness of life, there is One whom change cannot affect; One whose heart can never alter, and on whose brow mutability … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 18

MORNING “Thy paths drop fatness.” Psalm 65:11 Many are “the paths of the Lord” which “drop fatness,” but an especial one is the path of prayer. No believer, who is much in the closet, will have need to cry, “My … Continue reading

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