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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 13

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 9

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the seven deadly sins. 10 February 1930 When I said that your besetting sin was Indolence and mine Pride I was thinking of the old classification of the seven deadly sins: They are Gula (Gluttony), Luxuria … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 8

If You’re Wise, You Won’t Disguise “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17 NIV). A mark of wise people is … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 24

God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself. “He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve . . . He has removed our sins as far from us as the east … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 23

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials ”We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance” (Romans 5:3 NLT). Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 5

Four Steps to Forgiving Others “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 4

Forgive Others Because You Need Forgiveness, Too “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 12

You Don’t Have to Live with Guilt “A man who refuses to admit his mistakes can never be successful. But if he confesses and forsakes them, he gets another chance” (Proverbs 28:13 TLB). God is always ready to give you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 30

God’s Free Gift of Salvation Is Offered to Everyone “God says he will accept and acquit us — declare us ‘not guilty’ — if we trust Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 29

God Makes You New “Your name will no longer be Jacob …. From now on you will be called Israel” (Genesis 32:28 NLT). You don’t have to stay the same! In conversion, we’re given a new identity. Look at Jacob … Continue reading

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