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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 4

MORNING “Shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no gods.” Jeremiah 16:20 One great besetting sin of ancient Israel was idolatry, and the spiritual Israel are vexed with a tendency to the same folly. Remphan’s star shines … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 16

MORNING “I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content.” Philippians 4:11 These words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man. “Ill weeds grow apace.” Covetousness, discontent, and murmuring are as natural to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 21

‘You are a spirit, and it is well with you, But I am come out of great folly and shame, The sack of cities, wrongs I must undo… But tell me of the beast, and whence it came; Who were … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 4

“Bring out that creature,” said Aslan. One of the Elephants lifted Uncle Andrew in its trunk and laid him at the Lion’s feet. He was too frightened to move. “Please, Aslan,” said Polly, “could you say something to—to unfrighten him? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 22

Screwtape reveals a powerful tool for distraction: What we want, if men become Christians at all, is to keep them in the state of mind I call ‘Christianity And’. You know—Christianity and the Crisis, Christianity and the New Psychology, Christianity … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 4

The Authority of Truth Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. —James 4:8 It is essential that you give people the opportunity to act on the truth of God. The responsibility must be left with the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 1

MORNING “The church in thy house.” Philemon 2 Is there a Church in this house? Are parents, children, friends, servants, all members of it? or are some still unconverted? Let us pause here and let the question go round–Am I … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 24

MORNING “The trees of the Lord are full of sap.” Psalm 104:16 Without sap the tree cannot flourish or even exist. Vitality is essential to a Christian. There must be life–a vital principle infused into us by God the Holy … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 12

MORNING “I will meditate in thy precepts.” Psalm 119:15 There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be better Christians if we were more alone, waiting upon God, and gathering through … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 1

MORNING “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalm 73:24 The Psalmist felt his need of divine guidance. He had just been discovering the foolishness of his own heart, and lest he should be … Continue reading

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