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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 16

On humility And that is enough to raise our thoughts to what may happen when the redeemed soul, beyond all hope and nearly beyond belief, learns at last that she has pleased Him whom she was created to please. There … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 11

Love One Another …add to your…brotherly kindness love. —2 Peter 1:5, 7 Love is an indefinite thing to most of us; we don’t know what we mean when we talk about love. Love is the loftiest preference of one person … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 2

MORNING “Thou art all fair, my love.” Song of Solomon 4:7 The Lord’s admiration of his Church is very wonderful, and his description of her beauty is very glowing. She is not merely fair, but “all fair.” He views her … 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: JULY 23

MORNING “Even thou wast as one of them.” Obadiah 1:11 Brotherly kindness was due from Edom to Israel in the time of need, but instead thereof, the men of Esau made common cause with Israel’s foes. Special stress in the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 4

MORNING “Sanctify them through thy truth.” John 17:17 Sanctification begins in regeneration. The Spirit of God infuses into man that new living principle by which he becomes “a new creature” in Christ Jesus. This work, which begins in the new … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 25

MORNING “Get thee up into the high mountain.” Isaiah 40:9 Our knowledge of Christ is somewhat like climbing one of our Welsh mountains. When you are at the base you see but little: the mountain itself appears to be but … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 13

MORNING “Whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.” Revelation 22:17 Jesus says, “take freely.” He wants no payment or preparation. He seeks no recommendation from our virtuous emotions. If you have no good feelings, if you be … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 16

MORNING “Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy.” 1 Timothy 6:17 Our Lord Jesus is ever giving, and does not for a solitary instant withdraw his hand. As long as there is a vessel of grace not yet full … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 25

MORNING “Rise up my love, my fair one, and come away.” Song of Solomon 2:10 Lo, I hear the voice of my Beloved! He speaks to me! Fair weather is smiling upon the face of the earth, and he would … Continue reading

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