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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 17

TO HIS BROTHER, at the end of a long description of a delight-filled winter walk: On thanksgiving as the necessary completion of a pleasure. 9 January 1940 It seems almost brutal to describe a January walk taken without you in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 1

MORNING “Thou hast made summer and winter.” Psalm 74:17 My soul begin this wintry month with thy God. The cold snows and the piercing winds all remind thee that he keeps his covenant with day and night, and tend to … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 20

MORNING “O Lord, thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul.” Lamentations 3:58 Observe how positively the prophet speaks. He doth not say, “I hope, I trust, I sometimes think, that God hath pleaded the causes of my soul;” but … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 5

MORNING “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” Isaiah 54:17 This day is notable in English history for two great deliverances wrought by God for us. On this day the plot of the Papists to destroy our Houses … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 19

MORNING “Babes in Christ.” 1 Corinthians 3:1 Are you mourning, believer, because you are so weak in the divine life: because your faith is so little, your love so feeble? Cheer up, for you have cause for gratitude. Remember that … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 30

MORNING “Sing forth the honour of his name, make his praise glorious.” Psalm 66:2 It is not left to our own option whether we shall praise God or not. Praise is God’s most righteous due, and every Christian, as the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 22

MORNING “Let Israel rejoice in him.” Psalm 149:2 Be glad of heart, O believer, but take care that thy gladness has its spring in the Lord. Thou hast much cause for gladness in thy God, for thou canst sing with … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 4

MORNING “The people that do know their God shall be strong.” Daniel 11:32 Every believer understands that to know God is the highest and best form of knowledge; and this spiritual knowledge is a source of strength to the Christian. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 1

MORNING “Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn.” Ruth 2:2 Downcast and troubled Christian, come and glean today in the broad field of promise. Here are abundance of precious promises, which exactly meet thy wants. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 31

MORNING “I in them.” John 17:23 If such be the union which subsists between our souls and the person of our Lord, how deep and broad is the channel of our communion! This is no narrow pipe through which a … Continue reading

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