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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 18

We begin to notice, besides our particular sinful acts, our sinfulness; begin to be alarmed not only about what we do, but about what we are. This may sound rather difficult, so I will try to make it clear from … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 27

Screwtape offers more techniques for confusing the Patient: I have been writing hitherto on the assumption that the people in the next pew afford no rational ground for disappointment. Of course if they do—if the patient knows that the woman … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 29

MORNING “Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.” Leviticus 13:13 Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 21

MORNING “I will rejoice over them to do them good.” Jeremiah 32:41 How heart-cheering to the believer is the delight which God has in his saints! We cannot see any reason in ourselves why the Lord should take pleasure in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 6

MORNING “In the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.” Philippians 2:15 We use lights to make manifest. A Christian man should so shine in his life, that a person could … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 30

MORNING “And when he thought thereon, he wept.” Mark 14:72 It has been thought by some that as long as Peter lived, the fountain of his tears began to flow whenever he remembered his denying his Lord. It is not … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 14

MORNING “Delight thyself also in the Lord.” Psalm 37:4 The teaching of these words must seem very surprising to those who are strangers to vital godliness, but to the sincere believer it is only the inculcation of a recognized truth. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 9

MORNING “The Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad.” Psalm 126:3 Some Christians are sadly prone to look on the dark side of everything, and to dwell more upon what they have gone through than upon … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 13

MORNING “A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me.” Song of Solomon 1:13 Myrrh may well be chosen as the type of Jesus on account of its preciousness, its perfume, its pleasantness, its healing, preserving, disinfecting qualities, and its … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 4

MORNING “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 Mourning Christian! why weepest thou? Art thou mourning over thine own … Continue reading

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