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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 28

On self-sufficiency They [Adam and Eve] wanted, as we say, to “call their souls their own.” But that means to live a lie, for our souls are not, in fact, our own. They wanted some corner in the universe of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 4

The Brave Friendship of God He took the twelve aside… —Luke 18:31 Oh, the bravery of God in trusting us! Do you say, “But He has been unwise to choose me, because there is nothing good in me and I … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 12

Getting There (2) They said to Him, “Rabbi…where are You staying?” He said to them, “Come and see.” —John 1:38-39 Where our self-interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened. “They…remained with Him that day….” That is about all some … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 19

Vision and Darkness When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, horror and great darkness fell upon him. —Genesis 15:12 Whenever God gives a vision to a Christian, it is as if He puts … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 5

The Life of Power to Follow Jesus answered him, “Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.” —John 13:36 “And when He had spoken this, He said to him, ‘Follow Me’ ” (John … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 14

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 5) It is woven of the fine threads of the self-life, the hyphenated sins of the human spirit. They are not something we do, they are something we are, and therein lies both their … Continue reading

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