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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: JUNE 30

On sin [The demon Screwtape writes:] Even of his sins the Enemy does not want him to think too much: once they are repented, the sooner the man turns his attention outward, the better the Enemy is pleased. From The … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 29

The human spirit will not even begin to try and surrender self-will as long as all seem to be well with it. Now error and sin both have this property, that the deeper they are the less their victim suspects … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 19

On free will The sin, both of men and of angels, was rendered possible by the fact that God gave them free will: this surrendering a portion of His omnipotence (it is again a deathlike or descending movement) because He … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 15

On forgiveness I find that when I think I am asking God to forgive me I am often in reality (unless I watch myself very carefully) asking Him to do something quite different. I am asking Him not to forgive … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 13

Letter to Mrs Lockley: from Magdalen College, September 1949 I don’t think your objection to ‘setting yourself up as a judge’ is cowardly. It may spring form the fact that you are the injured party and have a v. proper … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 24

Traditional doctrine points to a sin against God, an act of disobedience, not a sin against the neighbour. And certainly, if we are to hold the doctrine of the Fall in any real sense, we must look for the great … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 28

On depression My own idea, for what it is worth, is that all sadness which is not either arising from the repentance of a concrete sin and hastening towards concrete amendment or restitution, or else arising from pity and hastening … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 27

Celebrate Your Transformation “Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him. His name is the LORD” (Psalm 68:4 ESV). Do you want to get back to God? You first have to get fed up, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 26

How Do You Get Back to God? “When you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed” (Jeremiah 29:13 The Message). I don’t know where you are today. You … Continue reading

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