CSL Daily 5/29/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Transposition is a sermon Lewis preached on May, 28, 1944 at the chapel of Mansfield College. The text is in The Weight of Glory.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“[God] made His own plan or plot of history such that it admits a certain amount of free play and can be modified in response to our prayers.”

Work and Prayer
(Published in The Coventry Evening Telegraph on 5/28/1945)

CSL Daily 2/10/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The World’s Last Night collection of essays book was first published on February 10, 1960. Lewis also gave a talk now known as “Membership” today in 1945.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We are forbidden to neglect the assembling of ourselves together.”

Membership
(Talk given on 2/10/1945; now found in The Weight of Glory)

Q02-10 (Forbidden to Neglect)

CSL Daily 11/04

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FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Weight of Glory” was published in the November, 1941 issue of Theology.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The load, or weight, or burden of my neighbor’s glory should be laid daily on my back, a load so heavy that only humility can carry it, and the backs of the proud will be broken.”

The Weight of Glory
(Published in November, 1941 issue of Theology)

CSL Daily 9/13

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FACT OF THE DAY:

In the U.S. The Weight of Glory was published on this (Sept. 13) day in 1949. It was called Transposition in the U.K. and later updated in 1980.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavourable.”

Learning in War-Time
(Published in The Weight of Glory on 9/13/1949)

CSL Daily 7/6

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FACT OF THE DAY:

The Business of Heaven: Daily Readings from C.S. Lewis was published on July 5th in 1984 and was edited by Walter Hooper.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.”

Passage from The Weight of Glory
(Published in The Business of Heaven)