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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 11

On God The voice of God indeed daily calls to us; calls to the world to abandon sins and seek the Kingdom of God wholeheartedly. O that we may all hear the call of the Father and, sometime, at last … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 11

No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as “what a man does with his solitude.” It was one of the Wesleys, I think, who said that the New Testament knows nothing of solitary religion. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 16

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: Why has no one told me these things? How easily I might have misjudged another man in the same situation? I might have said, ‘He’s got over it. He’s forgotten his wife,’ … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 6

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: Meanwhile, where is God? This is one of the most disquieting symptoms. When you are happy, so happy that you have no sense of needing Him, so happy that you are tempted … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 16

Do You Have a Safety Net? “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble” (1 Peter 3:8 NIV). As a pastor, I see situations daily that nobody should ever have to go through … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 11

God’s Silence— Then What? When He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was. —John 11:6 Has God trusted you with His silence— a silence that has great meaning? God’s silences are … 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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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 29

MORNING “Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people … Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.” Leviticus 19:16-17 Tale-bearing emits a threefold poison; for it injures the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 12

MORNING “I will meditate in thy precepts.” Psalm 119:15 There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be better Christians if we were more alone, waiting upon God, and gathering through … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 2

MORNING “He answered him to never a word.” Matthew 27:14 He had never been slow of speech when he could bless the sons of men, but he would not say a single word for himself. “Never man spake like this … Continue reading

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