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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 29

MORNING “Thou art my hope in the day of evil.” Jeremiah 17:17 The path of the Christian is not always bright with sunshine; he has his seasons of darkness and of storm. True, it is written in God’s Word, “Her … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 20

MORNING “That through death he might destroy him that had the power of death.” Hebrews 2:14 O child of God, death hath lost its sting, because the devil’s power over it is destroyed. Then cease to fear dying. Ask grace … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 2

MORNING “He answered him to never a word.” Matthew 27:14 He had never been slow of speech when he could bless the sons of men, but he would not say a single word for himself. “Never man spake like this … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 12

  The Desires of Your Heart Psalm 37:1-6 Context is important to our understanding of God’s Word and His ways. But I repeatedly hear one promise quoted without consideration of surrounding ideas that explain it. People often tell me, “God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 12

Sunday Reflection: The Lord’s Heart for His People Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, where we find the Beatitudes, wasn’t about how to be more polite or acceptable in society. The Lord wanted to remind His followers that God examines the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 21

The golden apple of selfhood, thrown among the false gods, became an apple of discord because they scrambled for it. They did not know the first rule of the holy game, which is that every player must by all means … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 18

Screwtape twists the gift of pleasure: Never forget that when we are dealing with any pleasure in its healthy and normal and satisfying form, we are, in a sense, on the Enemy’s ground. I know we have won many a … Continue reading

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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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 17

TO MRS. RAY GARRETT: On the real program of the spiritual life—living in the present moment. 12 September 1960 The whole lesson of my life has been that no ‘methods of stimulation’ are of any lasting use. They are indeed … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 2

The Christian doctrine of suffering explains, I believe, a very curious fact about the world we live in. The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us by the very nature of the world: but joy, … Continue reading

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