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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 31

The thing you long for summons you away from the self. Even the desire for the thing lives only if you abandon it. This is the ultimate law—the seed dies to live, the bread must be cast upon the waters, … Continue reading

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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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