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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 3

Screwtape shows Wormwood how to transform a minor trespass into a major sin: Success here depends on confusing him. If you try to make him explicitly and professedly proud of being a Christian, you will probably fail; the Enemy’s warnings … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 29

The question then arises, “What sort of evidence would prove the efficacy of prayer?” The thing we pray for may happen, but how can you ever know it was not going to happen anyway? Even if the thing were indisputably … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 14

TO MRS. JOHNSON: On the real meaning of heaven—enjoying God forever. 25 May 1957 It was nice to hear from you again. I can’t remember how up to date you are with my news. Did I tell you that a … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 28

Two Questions to Ask of Your Goals “When you eat or drink or do anything else, always do it to honor God” (1 Corinthians 10:31 CEV). It’s important to set goals. But not every goal that you can set is … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 18

Can You Really Count on God? “Trust the LORD with all your heart, and don’t depend on your own understanding. Remember the LORD in all you do, and he will give you success” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NCV). For most of us, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 19

You Can’t Be a Self-Made Savior “Jesus Christ rescued us . . . by offering himself as a sacrifice for our sins. God’s plan is that we all experience that rescue” (Galatians 1:4 The Message). David was one of Israel’s … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 20

Four Secrets to Answered Prayer “Then [Nehemiah] said, ‘O Lord, God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps his covenant of unfailing love with those who love him and obey his commands, listen to my prayer! . . … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 27

While You’re Working on Your Goals, God Is Working on You “I have not yet reached my goal, and I am not perfect. But Christ has taken hold of me. So I keep on running and struggling to take hold … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 10

How to Deal with What You Feel “To be controlled by human nature results in death; to be controlled by the Spirit results in life and peace. . . . Those who obey their human nature cannot please God” (Romans … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 26

If God Is for Us, Who Can Be Against Us? “Commit your work to the Lord, and then your plans will succeed” (Proverbs 16:3 NLT). God is for your success in life; he created you for a purpose and wants … Continue reading

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