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Does your faith feel really comfortable?

“If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.”  Your all is called for. We each give our all to something. Don’t settle for a life filled with comfortable, self-stroking somethings — the … Continue reading

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when the Son became man

“The Son of God became man so that men might become sons of God.”  Christ, by highest Heav’n adored; Christ the everlasting Lord; Late in time, behold Him come, Offspring of a virgin’s womb. Veiled in flesh the Godhead see; … Continue reading

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fighting temptation

Do you ever think of temptation as a nebulous concept? “I’m fighting temptation,” you might say. But…temptation to what? To sin in a particular way? Yes, certainly. But, each time you and I face a particular fight against a particular … Continue reading

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every chapter better than the one before

And soon they found themselves all walking together — and a great, bright procession it was — up toward mountains higher than you could see in this world even if they were there to be seen. But there was no … Continue reading

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Make New Year’s resolutions, but don’t get stuck staring at the highway sign

What if you resolve to daily search out at least one beautiful or amazing thing this new year? Small things, or once-in-a-lifetime things, or beautiful moments recognized in the middle of the mundane — all mixed up together, there for … Continue reading

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How can I know what to pray?

If I’m a magnificently created yet small creature (which I am, and you are, too) and my magnificent Creator wants me to communicate with Him (which He does, and that very fact should stupefy us), then I should sit up … Continue reading

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only the Author knows

“The doctrine of the Second Coming teaches us that we do not and cannot know when the world drama will end. The curtain may be rung down at any moment: say, before you have finished reading this paragraph. This seems to … Continue reading

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locks and gloves and the place made for you

The mold in which a key is made would be a strange thing, if you had never seen a key: and the key itself a strange thing if you had never seen a lock. Your soul has a curious shape … Continue reading

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The Prince will never break His promise

A quip I heard years ago came to mind this morning. (I think the quote was attributed to C.S. Lewis, although I never verified he said it.) It went something like this: “Yes, there will be a library filled with … Continue reading

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