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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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 15

On masculine and feminine For a good wife contains so many persons in herself. What was H. not to me? She was my daughter and my mother, my pupil and my teacher, my subject and my sovereign; and always, holding … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 27

The “Go” of Renunciation …someone said to Him, “Lord, I will follow You wherever You go.” —Luke 9:57 Our Lord’s attitude toward this man was one of severe discouragement, “for He knew what was in man” (John 2:25). We would … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 24

The Delight of Despair When I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead. —Revelation 1:17 It may be that, like the apostle John, you know Jesus Christ intimately. Yet when He suddenly appears to you with totally unfamiliar … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 13

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 4) Faber’s blazing love extended also to the Holy Spirit. Not only in his theology did he acknowledge His deity and full equality with the Father and the Son, but he celebrated it constantly … 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: AUGUST 15

MORNING “Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide.” Genesis 24:63 Very admirable was his occupation. If those who spend so many hours in idle company, light reading, and useless pastimes, could learn wisdom, they would find … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 1

MORNING “In summer and in winter shall it be.” Zechariah 14:8 The streams of living water which flow from Jerusalem are not dried up by the parching heats of sultry midsummer any more than they were frozen by the cold … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 21

MORNING “Thou art fairer than the children of men.” Psalm 45:2 The entire person of Jesus is but as one gem, and his life is all along but one impression of the seal. He is altogether complete; not only in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 14

MORNING “Joint heirs with Christ.” Romans 8:17 The boundless realms of his Father’s universe are Christ’s by prescriptive right. As “heir of all things,” he is the sole proprietor of the vast creation of God, and he has admitted us … Continue reading

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