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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 18

Since God is blessed, omnipotent, sovereign, and creative, there is obviously a sense in which happiness, strength, freedom, and fertility (whether of the mind or body), wherever they appear in human life, constitute likenesses, and in that way proximities, to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 26

How do we decide what is good or evil? The usual answer is that we decide by conscience. But probably no one thinks now of conscience as a separate faculty, like one of the senses. Indeed, it cannot be so … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 18

Test of Faithfulness We know that all things work together for good to those who love God… —Romans 8:28 It is only a faithful person who truly believes that God sovereignly controls his circumstances. We take our circumstances for granted, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 14

The Key to the Missionary’s Work Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations…” —Matthew 28:18-19 The key to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 4

His! They were Yours, You gave them to Me… —John 17:6 A missionary is someone in whom the Holy Spirit has brought about this realization: “You are not your own” (1 Corinthians 6:19). To say, “I am not my own,” … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 26

Are You Ever Troubled? Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you… —John 14:27 There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 5

The Bewildering Call of God “…and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished.”…But they understood none of these things… —Luke 18:31, 34 God called Jesus Christ to what seemed absolute disaster. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 12

Total Surrender Peter began to say to Him, “See, we have left all and followed You.” —Mark 10:28 Our Lord replies to this statement of Peter by saying that this surrender is “for My sake and the gospel’s” (Mark 10:29). … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 2

The Compelling Force of the Call Woe is me if I do not preach the gospel! —1 Corinthians 9:16 Beware of refusing to hear the call of God. Everyone who is saved is called to testify to the fact of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 10

The Opened Sight I now send you, to open their eyes…that they may receive forgiveness of sins… —Acts 26:17-18 This verse is the greatest example of the true essence of the message of a disciple of Jesus Christ in all … Continue reading

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