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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 2

If I am never tempted, and cannot even imagine myself being tempted, to gamble, this does not mean that I am better than those who are. The timidity and pessimism which exempt me from that temptation themselves tempt me to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 22

You may remember I said that the first step towards humility was to realise that one is proud. I want to add now that the next step is to make some serious attempt to practise the Christian virtues. A week … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 16

Heaven’s 24-hour Emergency Hotline “Trust me in your times of trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory” (Psalm 50:15 NLT). God wants you to ask him for help when you are in trouble. He says, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 3

Heaven Changes Everything About How We Live Today “If they had wanted to, they could have gone back to the good things of this world. But they didn’t want to. They were living for heaven. And now God is not … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 25

God Is Aware of You and Your Needs “So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up” (Galatians 6:9 HCSB). God is omniscient. That means he knows … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 7

How to Fight the Enemies of Good Intentions “I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever, no matter what” (Psalm 119:112 CEV). The reason why most people are ineffective in life is that they’ve never learned how … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 5

Your Life is Shaped by Your Thoughts “Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT). God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing your circumstances. We want God to take … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 18

His Temptation and Ours We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. —Hebrews 4:15 Until we are born again, the only kind of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 17

Is There Good in Temptation? No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man… —1 Corinthians 10:13 The word temptation has come to mean something bad to us today, but we tend to use the word in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 2

The Teaching of Adversity In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. —John 16:33 The typical view of the Christian life is that it means being delivered from all adversity. But … Continue reading

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