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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 7

If there are species, and rational species, other than man, are any or all of them, like us, fallen? This is the point non-Christians always seem to forget. They seem to think that the Incarnation implies some particular merit or … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 16

On saints God is not merely mending, not simply restoring a status quo. Redeemed humanity is to be something more glorious than unfallen humanity would have been, more glorious than any unfallen race now is (if at this moment the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 5

The Nature of Degeneration Just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned… —Romans 5:12 The Bible does not say that God punished the human race … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 24

God’s Overpowering Purpose I have appeared to you for this purpose… —Acts 26:16 The vision Paul had on the road to Damascus was not a passing emotional experience, but a vision that had very clear and emphatic directions for him. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 26

MORNING “The last Adam.” 1 Corinthians 15:45 Jesus is the federal head of his elect. As in Adam, every heir of flesh and blood has a personal interest, because he is the covenant head and representative of the race as … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 19

MORNING “The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.” Proverbs 16:33 If the disposal of the lot is the Lord’s whose is the arrangement of our whole life? If the simple casting … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 4

MORNING “I have much people in this city.” Acts 18:10 This should be a great encouragement to try to do good, since God has among the vilest of the vile, the most reprobate, the most debauched and drunken, an elect … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 30

MORNING “I will praise thee, O Lord.” Psalm 9:1 Praise should always follow answered prayer; as the mist of earth’s gratitude rises when the sun of heaven’s love warms the ground. Hath the Lord been gracious to thee, and inclined … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 15

MORNING “But who may abide the day of his coming?” Malachi 3:2 His first coming was without external pomp or show of power, and yet in truth there were few who could abide its testing might. Herod and all Jerusalem … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 1

MORNING “Pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.” Song of Solomon 7:13 The spouse desires to give to Jesus all that she produces. Our heart has “all manner of pleasant fruits,” both … Continue reading

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