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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: MARCH 5

If you asked twenty good men today what they thought the highest of the virtues, nineteen of them would reply, Unselfishness. But if you had asked almost any of the great Christians of old, he would have replied, Love. You … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 18

Your Integrity Shows Your Faithfulness “Whoever is faithful in small matters will be faithful in large ones; whoever is dishonest in small matters will be dishonest in large ones” (Luke 16:10 GNT). A common saying today is that “what you … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 4

The Compelling Majesty of His Power The love of Christ compels us… —2 Corinthians 5:14 Paul said that he was overpowered, subdued, and held as in a vise by “the love of Christ.” Very few of us really know what … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 7

MORNING “Base things of the world hath God chosen.” 1 Corinthians 1:28 Walk the streets by moonlight, if you dare, and you will see sinners then. Watch when the night is dark, and the wind is howling, and the picklock … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 6

MORNING “As is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.” 1 Corinthians 15:48 The head and members are of one nature, and not like that monstrous image which Nebuchadnezzar saw in his dream. The head was of fine … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 28

MORNING “For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.” 3 John 3 The truth was in Gaius, and Gaius walked in the truth. If … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 2

MORNING “The hope which is laid up for you in heaven.” Colossians 1:5 Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay of our joy here. It will animate our hearts to think often of heaven, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 29

MORNING “Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” 1 Thessalonians 4:14 Let us not imagine that the soul sleeps in insensibility. “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise,” is the whisper of Christ to every … Continue reading

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