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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 26

Screwtape reveals Nothing: The Christians describe the Enemy as one ‘without whom Nothing is strong’. And Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man’s best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 4

One of God’s Great “Don’ts” Do not fret— it only causes harm. —Psalm 37:8 Fretting means getting ourselves “out of joint” mentally or spiritually. It is one thing to say, “Do not fret,” but something very different to have such … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 24

Reconciling Yourself to the Fact of Sin This is your hour, and the power of darkness. —Luke 22:53 Not being reconciled to the fact of sin— not recognizing it and refusing to deal with it— produces all the disasters in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 27

MORNING “Happy art thou, O Israel; who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord!” Deuteronomy 33:29 He who affirms that Christianity makes men miserable, is himself an utter stranger to it. It were strange indeed, if it … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 25

MORNING “He left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.” Genesis 39:12 In contending with certain sins there remains no mode of victory but by flight. The ancient naturalists wrote much of basilisks, whose eyes fascinated … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 29

MORNING “Thou hatest wickedness.” Psalm 45:7 “Be ye angry, and sin not.” There can hardly be goodness in a man if he be not angry at sin; he who loves truth must hate every false way. How our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 28

MORNING “Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.” Psalm 119:49 Whatever your especial need may be, you may readily find some promise in the Bible suited to it. Are you faint and feeble … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 24

MORNING “Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler.” Psalm 91:3 God delivers his people from the snare of the fowler in two senses. From, and out of. First, he delivers them from the snare–does not let … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 12

MORNING “Ye are Christ’s.” 1 Corinthians 3:23 “Ye are Christ’s.” You are his by donation, for the Father gave you to the Son; his by his bloody purchase, for he counted down the price for your redemption; his by dedication, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 27

MORNING “Happy art thou, O Israel; who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord!” Deuteronomy 33:29 He who affirms that Christianity makes men miserable, is himself an utter stranger to it. It were strange indeed, if it … Continue reading

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