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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 6

AS ONE OLDSTER TO ANOTHER Well, yes the old bones ache. There were easier Beds thirty years back. Sleep, then importunate, Now with reserve doles out her favours; Food disagrees; there are draughts in houses. Headlong, the down night train … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 18

Community Is God’s Answer to Defeat “In humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others” (Philippians 2:3-4 NIV). Each one of us needs other people to watch … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 7

The Undetected Sacredness of Circumstances We know that all things work together for good to those who love God… —Romans 8:28 The circumstances of a saint’s life are ordained of God. In the life of a saint there is no … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 15

What To Renounce We have renounced the hidden things of shame… —2 Corinthians 4:2 Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life— the things that your sense of honor or pride will not allow to come into … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 9

Reaching Beyond Our Grasp Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 There is a difference between holding on to a principle and having a vision. A principle does not come from moral … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 4

The Way to Permanent Faith Indeed the hour is coming…that you will be scattered… —John 16:32 Jesus was not rebuking the disciples in this passage. Their faith was real, but it was disordered and unfocused, and was not at work … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 6

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kindgom of heaven. – Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first prepared for him by … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 23

MORNING “Even thou wast as one of them.” Obadiah 1:11 Brotherly kindness was due from Edom to Israel in the time of need, but instead thereof, the men of Esau made common cause with Israel’s foes. Special stress in the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 5

MORNING “The Lord shut him in.” Genesis 7:16 Noah was shut in away from all the world by the hand of divine love. The door of electing purpose interposes between us and the world which lieth in the wicked one. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 13

MORNING “Why sit we here until we die?” 2 Kings 7:3 Dear reader, this little book was mainly intended for the edification of believers, but if you are yet unsaved, our heart yearns over you: and we would fain say … Continue reading

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