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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 9

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: On what Lewis attempted in The Chronicles of Narnia; on the character of the man Jesus—his tenderness, ferocity, and even humor; and on the need to do one’s duty while having patience with God. 16 January 1959 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 3

“Not by Might nor by Power” My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power… —1 Corinthians 2:4 If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 18

Winning into Freedom If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. —John 8:36 If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be free.” But … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 4

MORNING “At evening time it shall be light.” Zechariah 14:7 Oftentimes we look forward with forebodings to the time of old age, forgetful that at eventide it shall be light. To many saints, old age is the choicest season in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 25

MORNING “Just, and the justifier of him which believeth.” Romans 3:26 Being justified by faith, we have peace with God. Conscience accuses no longer. Judgment now decides for the sinner instead of against him. Memory looks back upon past sins, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 11

MORNING “We love him because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 There is no light in the planet but that which proceedeth from the sun; and there is no true love to Jesus in the heart but that which … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 13

MORNING “A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me.” Song of Solomon 1:13 Myrrh may well be chosen as the type of Jesus on account of its preciousness, its perfume, its pleasantness, its healing, preserving, disinfecting qualities, and its … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 26

MORNING “Jesus said unto them, If ye seek me, let these go their way.” John 18:8 Mark, my soul, the care which Jesus manifested even in his hour of trial, towards the sheep of his hand! The ruling passion is … Continue reading

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