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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 15

On masculine and feminine For a good wife contains so many persons in herself. What was H. not to me? She was my daughter and my mother, my pupil and my teacher, my subject and my sovereign; and always, holding … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 37

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 1) Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. —Matt. 5:5 A fairly accurate description of the human race might be furnished one unacquainted with it by taking the Beatitudes, turning them … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 20

Chapter 5 The Universal Presence (PART 2) “In the beginning God.” Not matter, for matter is not self-causing. It requires an antecedent cause, and God is that Cause. Not law, for law is but a name for the course which … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 8

MORNING “Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.” Revelation 3:4 We may understand this to refer to justification. “They shall walk … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 10

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 1) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. —Heb. 10:19 Among the famous sayings of the Church fathers none is better known than Augustine’s, “Thou hast formed … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 2

MORNING “Thou art all fair, my love.” Song of Solomon 4:7 The Lord’s admiration of his Church is very wonderful, and his description of her beauty is very glowing. She is not merely fair, but “all fair.” He views her … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 26

MORNING “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.” Ecclesiastes 9:10 “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do,” refers to works that are possible. There are many things which our heart findeth to do which we never shall … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 9

MORNING “I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not.” Jeremiah 33:3 There are different translations of these words. One version renders it, “I will shew thee great and fortified things.” Another, “Great and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 9

MORNING “Forget not all His benefits.” Psalm 103:2 It is a delightful and profitable occupation to mark the hand of God in the lives of ancient saints, and to observe his goodness in delivering them, his mercy in pardoning them, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 22

MORNING “He shall build the temple of the Lord; and he shall bear the glory.” Zechariah 6:13 Christ himself is the builder of his spiritual temple, and he has built it on the mountains of his unchangeable affection, his omnipotent … Continue reading

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