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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 9

IN PRAISE OF SOLID PEOPLE Thank God that there are solid folk Who water flowers and roll the lawn, And sit and sew and talk and smoke, And snore all through the summer dawn. Who pass untroubled nights and days … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 24

The Hidden Life …your life is hidden with Christ in God. —Colossians 3:3 The Spirit of God testifies to and confirms the simple, but almighty, security of the life that “is hidden with Christ in God.” Paul continually brought this … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 26

The “Go” of Reconciliation If you…remember that your brother has something against you… —Matthew 5:23 This verse says, “If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you….” It is not saying, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 7

Prayer in the Father’s House …they found Him in the temple….And He said to them, “…Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?” —Luke 2:46, 49 Our Lord’s childhood was not immaturity waiting to grow into … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 25

Am I Blessed Like This? Blessed are… —Matthew 5:3-11 When we first read the statements of Jesus, they seem wonderfully simple and unstartling, and they sink unnoticed into our subconscious minds. For instance, the Beatitudes initially seem to be merely … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 24

His Nature and Our Motives …unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. —Matthew 5:20 The characteristic of a disciple is not that he does good things, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 21

Don’t Hurt the Lord Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip? —John 14:9 Our Lord must be repeatedly astounded at us— astounded at how “un-simple” we are. It is our own opinions … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 17

Taking the Initiative Against Depression Arise and eat. —1 Kings 19:5 The angel in this passage did not give Elijah a vision, or explain the Scriptures to him, or do anything remarkable. He simply told Elijah to do a very … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 26

Look Again and Consecrate If God so clothes the grass of the field…, will He not much more clothe you…? —Matthew 6:30 A simple statement of Jesus is always a puzzle to us because we will not be simple. How … Continue reading

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