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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 1

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the meaning of interruptions and real life; on the difficulty of being patient; and on expiating through embracing one’s own sufferings. 20 December 1943 Things are pretty bad here. Minto’s varicose ulcer gets worse and worse, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 3

Restoring Relationships: Use Your Ears More Than Your Mouth “A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense” (Proverbs 19:11 NIV). The third biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to sympathize with the other … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 20

The Right Kind of Help And I, if I am lifted up…will draw all peoples to Myself. —John 12:32 Very few of us have any understanding of the reason why Jesus Christ died. If sympathy is all that human beings … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 13

Intercessory Prayer …men always ought to pray and not lose heart. —Luke 18:1 You cannot truly intercede through prayer if you do not believe in the reality of redemption. Instead, you will simply be turning intercession into useless sympathy for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 21

“It is Finished!” I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. —John 17:4 The death of Jesus Christ is the fulfillment in history of the very mind and intent of God. There is no place for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 29

Substitution He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. —2 Corinthians 5:21 The modern view of the death of Jesus is that He died for our … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 7

The Nature of Reconciliation He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. —2 Corinthians 5:21 Sin is a fundamental relationship— it is not wrong doing, but … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 1

Destined To Be Holy …it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” —1 Peter 1:16 We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to happiness, nor to health, but to holiness. Today we … 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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