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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 26

MORNING “Salvation is of the Lord.” Jonah 2:9 Salvation is the work of God. It is he alone who quickens the soul “dead in trespasses and sins,” and it is he also who maintains the soul in its spiritual life. … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 19

MORNING “Thus saith the Lord God; I will yet for this be enquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them.” Ezekiel 36:37 Prayer is the forerunner of mercy. Turn to sacred history, and you will find … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 29

  God Acts on Our Behalf Lamentations 3:19-26 We’re so used to a hurried world that we sometimes expect speed in our spiritual life, too. However, God “acts on behalf of those who wait for him” (Isa. 64:4 NIV). Let’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 17

The Benefits of Fasting Matthew 13:1-23 In the parable of the sower, Jesus teaches that it takes good soil to produce a plentiful harvest. He advises against planting seed on the rocky places and warns about dangerous thorns that choke … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 24

When Adversity Hits, Look Up Psalm 27:1-14 Where do you go for help when storms come into your life? Trouble has a way of drawing our focus downward to the immediate situation rather than upward to the Lord, who reigns … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 22

Overwhelmed by Problems 2 Timothy 1:1-9 Job described the human condition with these words: “Man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). This was certainly the situation for Timothy, a young pastor trying to protect the church … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 7

An ordinary simple Christian kneels down to say his prayers. He is trying to get into touch with God. But if he is a Christian he knows that what is prompting him to pray is also God: God, so to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 17

TO MRS. RAY GARRETT: On the real program of the spiritual life—living in the present moment. 12 September 1960 The whole lesson of my life has been that no ‘methods of stimulation’ are of any lasting use. They are indeed … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 5

TO MARY MARGARET McCASLIN: On how, after weathering a bereavement, one feels abandoned by God; on how God works on our behalf even when we feel He is inactive; and on the necessity of continuing to use the ordinary means … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 21

TO BEDE GRIFFITHS: On fortitude and trust in God in the face of war; and on ecumenical differences. 29 April 1938 I have been in considerable trouble over the present danger of war. Twice in one life—and then to find … Continue reading

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