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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 16

Obeying God Luke 8:19-25 Peter was a professional fisherman. He knew how to gauge weather conditions, where to cast nets for the likeliest haul, and when to end an unproductive session. Because of his expertise, he may have silently questioned … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 19

When You Look Up, Things Will Look Up “When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers—the moon and the stars you set in place—what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 3

Face Your Fears So You Can Get Something Done “If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB). Fear is at the root of all of your indecision—fear that you’ll make a mistake, that … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 9

What Do You Do While… “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act” (Psalm 37:7 NLT). What does God want you to do while you’re waiting on an answer to your prayer? Psalm … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 10

To Get God’s Power, Give Him Your Trust “For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13 NLT). A right relationship with Jesus is foundational to every area of your life. Through a secure relationship with … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 3

Tell It Like It Could Be “[God] speaks of future events with as much certainty as though they were already past” (Romans 4:17 TLB). There is enormous power in your words. If you’re going to become a person of faith, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 10

The Offering of the Natural It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman. —Galatians 4:22 Paul was not dealing with sin in this chapter of Galatians, but with the relation … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 17

The Eternal Goal By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you… —Genesis 22:16-17 Abraham, at this point, has reached where he is in touch with the very nature of God. He … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 11

The Supreme Climb He said, “Take now your son…” —Genesis 22:2 God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 26

The Supreme Climb Take now your son…and offer him…as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you. —Genesis 22:2 A person’s character determines how he interprets God’s will (see Psalm 18:25-26). Abraham interpreted God’s … Continue reading

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