Category Archives: Devotions

IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 10

  Trust in the Wait Psalm 33:13-22 Waiting on God stretches our trust in Him, especially when we are urgently longing for His intervention or guidance in a situation. From our earthly perspective and with our limited knowledge, it may … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 9

  Sunday Reflection: The Difficulty of Peacemaking Moments after teaching the Beatitudes in His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explained how His followers were to begin the work of making peace: Love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 8

  The Final Exam 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 Upon completing our education, most of us are relieved not to have any more tests. However, our testing days are not quite over, because God has a final examination of sorts for believers. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 7

  Soldiers for Christ 1 Timothy 6:11-16 In today’s passage, Paul tells a young pastor named Timothy, “Fight the good fight of faith” (1 Timothy 6:12). But this command isn’t limited to pastors; every believer needs to be a faithful … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 6

  Using Spiritual Gifts 1 Peter 4:7-11 Any person who belongs to Christ has received a spiritual gift for God’s glory and the good of the church. Serving the Lord is not a suggestion but a command. When we waste … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 5

  The Holy Spirit’s Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 Look into any healthy church, and you will find believers who are actively serving the Lord as well as some who are not. But Christ’s church was never meant to resemble a … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 4

  Living in God’s Favor Romans 6 Once we have received the favor of God through salvation, does it matter how we behave? Today’s passage responds with an emphatic yes. After receiving God’s gracious salvation, we are not to continue … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 3

  How Do We Find Favor With God? Titus 3:3-8 Trying to earn the Lord’s favor feels like running a marathon with no finish line, climbing a never-ending mountain, or paddling frantically in the rapids while going nowhere. Such attempts … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 2

  Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Peace The Bible reveals to us who God is, and one important aspect of His character is that the Lord loves peace and wants it to fill the earth. Read Jesus’ promise in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 1

  Faithful Service 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 It’s easy to doubt our ability to serve God when our minds are focused on our limitations instead of Him. Therefore, we must continually remind ourselves that the work is the Lord’s and we … Continue reading

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