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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 29

The human spirit will not even begin to try and surrender self-will as long as all seem to be well with it. Now error and sin both have this property, that the deeper they are the less their victim suspects … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 28

On hell There is no doctrine which I would more willingly remove from Christianity than this, if it lay in my power. But it has the full support of Scripture and, specially, of Our Lord’s own words; it has always … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 16

If the world exists not chiefly that we may love God but that God may love us, yet that very fact, on a deeper level, is so for our sakes. If He who in Himself can lack nothing chooses to … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 30

Surrender What Jesus Uncovers “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns” (Philippians 1:6 NLT). It takes years for … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 15

Love Others the Way God Loves You “Love never stops being patient, never stops believing, never stops hoping, never gives up” (1 Corinthians 13:7 GW). The same love that God gives to you, he wants you to offer to everybody … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 13

Three Steps to Surrender, and Eight Results “Surrender your heart to God, turn to him in prayer, and give up your sins — even those you do in secret. Then you won’t be ashamed; you will be confident and fearless. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 22

The Drawing of the Father No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him… —John 6:44 When God begins to draw me to Himself, the problem of my will comes in immediately. Will I react … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 11

Individuality Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself…” —Matthew 16:24 Individuality is the hard outer layer surrounding the inner spiritual life. Individuality shoves others aside, separating and isolating people. We see … 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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 3

A Bondservant of Jesus I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me… —Galatians 2:20 These words mean the breaking and collapse of my independence brought about by my own hands, … Continue reading

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