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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 30

If we encourage others, or ourselves, to hear, see, or read great art on the ground that it is a cultured thing to do, we call into play precisely those elements in us which must be in abeyance before we … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 19

The most valuable thing the Psalms do for me is to express that same delight in God which made David dance. I am not saying that this is so pure or profound a thing as the love of God reached … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 1

The most obvious fact about praise—whether of God or anything—strangely escaped me. I thought of it in terms of compliment, approval, or the giving of honour. I had never noticed that all enjoyment spontaneously overflows into praise unless (sometimes even … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 10

The Holy Suffering of the Saint Let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good… —1 Peter 4:19 Choosing to suffer means that there must be something wrong with you, but … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 11

Love One Another …add to your…brotherly kindness love. —2 Peter 1:5, 7 Love is an indefinite thing to most of us; we don’t know what we mean when we talk about love. Love is the loftiest preference of one person … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 30

The Spontaneity Of Love Love suffereth long, and is kind.… — 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Love is not premeditated, it is spontaneous, that is, it bursts up in extraordinary ways. There is nothing of mathematical certainty in Paul’s category of love. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 29

Gracious Uncertainty …it has not yet been revealed what we shall be… —1 John 3:2 Our natural inclination is to be so precise– trying always to forecast accurately what will happen next– that we look upon uncertainty as a bad … Continue reading

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