The Strongest Spell | C. S. Lewis

Here’s how I see it. Effective writers are able to communicate their intended message. Good writers do the same but in a memorable fashion. Great writers are both effective and memorable but also keep you coming back for more. C. S. Lewis was a great writer whose books warrant frequent revisits. The following passage from …

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Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson | Book Review

Andrew Peterson is a singer-songwriter and author, who has composed some of my favorite songs (Is He Worthy?, Dancing in the Minefields, and You'll Find Your Way to be specific). The first two redesigned hardcover editions of his fantasy series, The Wingfeather Saga, are sitting on my bookshelf, waiting for me to finished reading the …

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A Country Not Yet Visited

A ship that sails awayFrom sullen harbor gray,Through fluid crystal, swaysFor shores beyond malaise.  The unkempt grass that humsA hymn composed by wind,A tune of praise that drums For opened eyes, once blind.  The sun, which warms and burns All vanity below,Calls, too, beyond shadow Above the earth’s slight churns.

C. S. Lewis | a word about praising

Know that the LORD, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Psalm 100:3 Following the commands to praise the LORD, we now receive our reason for praising Him: He is God! What a magnificent statement! We should praise God …

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C. S. Lewis | on delighting in the law of the LORD

While diving into a study of worship from the book of Psalms, I have revisited Lewis' book, Reflections on the Psalms. Though I may not agree with some of the thoughts that Lewis suggests throughout the book, much of it is highly valuable. Having just preached Psalm 1, I consider these words of Lewis worth sharing and …

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