Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
Christianity is a world that is a great sculptor’s shop. We are the statues and there a rumor going around the shop that some of us are some day going to come to life.
Joy is the serious business of Heaven.
Sleeping on a dragon’s hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.
If you are really a product of a materialistic universe, how is it that you don’t feel at home there?
If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
If the thing happened, it was the central event in the history of the earth.
The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God.
I’m on Aslan’s side even if there isn’t any Aslan to lead it. I’m going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn’t any Narnia.
‘Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver. ‘Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe, but he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.’
“You would not have called to me unless I had been calling to you,” said the Lion.
Humans are amphibians – half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance. The smallest good act today is the capture of a strategic point from which, a few months later, you may be able to go on to victories you never dreamed of. An apparently trivial indulgence in lust or anger today is the loss of a ridge or railway line or bridgehead from which the enemy may launch an attack otherwise impossible. (Mere Christianity)
I willingly believe that the damned are, in one sense, successful, rebels to the end; that the doors of hell are locked on the inside.
We are to be re-made. All the rabbit in us is to disappear-and then, surprisingly, we shall find underneath it all a thing we have never yet imagined: a real Man, an ageless god, a son of God, strong, radiant, wise, beautiful, and drenched in joy.
The most valuable thing the Psalms do for me is to express the same delight in God which made David dance.
When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him. When a man is getting worse he understands his own badness less and less.
Now is our chance to choose the right side. God is holding back to give us that chance. It won’t last forever. We must take it or leave it.
You and I have need of the strongest spell that can be found to wake us from the evil enchantment of worldliness.
‘You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,’ said Aslan. ‘And that is both honour enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor in earth.’
- Residents of Narnia and their Symbolisms (xirlleelang.wordpress.com)
- Heaven According to the Bible (pastorjeffcma.wordpress.com)
- Quote Week #4 // CS Lewis (ethoshift.wordpress.com)
- From The Library of C.S. Lewis – Not What I Expected (scottcouey.com)
- A Short Course on Revelation (omharris.com)
- The fear of the Lord…and Aslan (bible-daily.org)