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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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 24

On holiness If He does not support us, not one of us is safe from some gross sin. On the other hand, no possible degree of holiness or heroism which has ever been recorded of the greatest saints is beyond … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 8

The Unrivaled Power of Prayer We do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. —Romans 8:26 We realize that we are energized by … 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: NOVEMBER 1

“You Are Not Your Own” Do you not know that…you are not your own? —1 Corinthians 6:19 There is no such thing as a private life, or a place to hide in this world, for a man or woman who … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 4

The Vision and The Reality …to those who are…called to be saints… —1 Corinthians 1:2 Thank God for being able to see all that you have not yet been. You have had the vision, but you are not yet to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 23

The Missionary’s Goal He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 10

Missionary Weapons (1) When you were under the fig tree, I saw you. —John 1:48 Worshiping in Everyday Occasions. We presume that we would be ready for battle if confronted with a great crisis, but it is not the crisis … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 9

Do It Yourself (2) …bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ… —2 Corinthians 10:5 Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the strenuous nature of sainthood. Paul said, according to the Moffatt translation of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 1

Destined To Be Holy …it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” —1 Peter 1:16 We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to happiness, nor to health, but to holiness. Today we … Continue reading

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