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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 24

On self A rejection, or in Scripture’s strong language, a crucifixion of the natural self is the passport to everlasting life. Nothing that has not died will be resurrected. From The Weight of Glory Compiled in Words to Live By

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 6

Choose Faith Over Fear “Many of the people scolded him and told him to be quiet. But he shouted even more loudly, ‘Son of David, have mercy on me!’ ” (Mark 10:48 GNT). If you’re going to make a fresh … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 27

The “Go” of Renunciation …someone said to Him, “Lord, I will follow You wherever You go.” —Luke 9:57 Our Lord’s attitude toward this man was one of severe discouragement, “for He knew what was in man” (John 2:25). We would … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 25

Sacrifice and Friendship I have called you friends… —John 15:15 We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for us to do. We make … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 17

The Servant’s Primary Goal We make it our aim…to be well pleasing to Him. —2 Corinthians 5:9 “We make it our aim….” It requires a conscious decision and effort to keep our primary goal constantly in front of us. It … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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