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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 22

MORNING “Him hath God exalted.” Acts 5:31 Jesus, our Lord, once crucified, dead and buried, now sits upon the throne of glory. The highest place that heaven affords is his by undisputed right. It is sweet to remember that the … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 11

MORNING “I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint.” Psalm 22:14 Did earth or heaven ever behold a sadder spectacle of woe! In soul and body, our Lord felt himself to be weak as … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 5

MORNING “On him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.” Luke 23:26 We see in Simon’s carrying the cross a picture of the work of the Church throughout all generations; she is the cross-bearer after Jesus. … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 8

MORNING “We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.” Acts 14:22 God’s people have their trials. It was never designed by God, when he chose his people, that they should be an untried people. They were chosen … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 29

Sunday Reflection: Sorrow According to the Will of God Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians follows up on a previous letter of his (likely 1 Corinthians), in which he rebuked that congregation. In this later epistle, he writes about their … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 22

Sunday Reflection: His Comfort in Our Mourning The Bible is full of stories about people who are hurting. In Psalm 22, the writer cries, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1). When immersed in hurt or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 2

Feeling Hopeless Acts 27:1-25 People disappoint us, circumstances cause pain, and our own limitations lead to frustration. Jesus told His disciples that struggles are part of this life (John 16:33), and many other Bible stories show evidence of this reality. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 1

TO PHOEBE HESKETH: On how sorrow seems to isolate; and on how hard it is to forgive. Lewis reveals that Joy’s physician had failed to diagnose her cancer at a stage when it could have been treated successfully. 14 June … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 8

A Ghost argues with the Bright Spirit who was her brother Reginald: ‘It’s a lie. A wicked, cruel lie. How could anyone love their son more than I did? Haven’t I lived only for his memory all these years?’ ‘That … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 15

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: And then one or other dies. And we think of this as love cut short; like a dance stopped in mid-career or a flower with its head unluckily snapped off—something truncated and … Continue reading

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