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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 15

  The Burden of False Guilt Galatians 1:10 Guilt is an emotional response to wrongdoing. We should feel the Lord’s conviction when we disobey His commandments, or even when we break civil laws that do not contradict God’s laws. But … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 20

  Fully Alive Colossians 2:9-14 John 10:10 says that through Christ, we are offered a life that’s abundant and fully alive. Yet how many of us would say we’ve fully appropriated that life? Sadly, not many. We tend to define … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 7

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Lovingkindness Throughout the gospels, Jesus challenged the Pharisees to be more loving, just, and merciful. Considered the religious elite of their day, these men had hundreds of rules for living out the laws of the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 6

Is God Always Good? Romans 11:33-36 Because God’s thoughts are so much higher than ours, we don’t always see His goodness in painful situations. We ask, If God is good, why do bad things happen to us? Or, Why is … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 9

I hope no reader will suppose that ‘mere’ Christianity is here put forward as an alternative to the creeds of the existing communions. . . It is more like a hall out of which doors open into several rooms. If … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 22

TO DR. F. MORGAN ROBERTS: On Lewis’s own rules about prayer. 31 July 1954 I am certainly unfit to advise anyone else on the devotional life. My own rules are (1) To make sure that, wherever else they may be … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 3

[Lucy] turned on and found to her surprise a page with no pictures at all; but the first words were A Spell to make hidden things visible. She read it through to make sure of all the hard words and … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 17

What are the key words of modern criticism? Creative, with its opposite derivative; spontaneity with its opposite convention; freedom, contrasted with rules. Great authors are innovators, pioneers, explorers; bad authors bunch in schools and follow models. Or again, great authors … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 8

On morality I think all Christians would agree with me if I said that though Christianity seems at first to be all about morality, all about duties and rules and guilt and virtue, yet it leads you on, out of … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 17

God Finds Joy in You “I’m a mess. I’m nothing and have nothing; make something of me. You [God] can do it; you’ve got what it takes” (Psalm 40:17 The Message). A lot of people are afraid to trust Jesus … Continue reading

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