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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 20

A Faith-Filled Outlook Genesis 39:21-23, Genesis 40:1-8 If anyone had reason to be discouraged, Joseph did. He not only endured his mother’s death and his brothers’ hatred but also faced slavery and imprisonment because of false allegations. Yet he was … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 5

How Comforters Are Created 2 Corinthians 1:1-7 When Job was suffering, he said, “Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?” (Job 2:10). Even hardship and pain have a place in God’s plan for each believer. During … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 8

Responding to Life’s Storms Psalm 107:23-32 How do you react in a thunderstorm? Do you tremble under the covers in fear? Or do you recall the words of Psalm 29: “The God of glory thunders … The voice of the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 6

Screwtape advises Wormwood on using time to wear down a soul: The Enemy has guarded him from you through the first great wave of temptations. But, if only he can be kept alive, you have time itself for your ally. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 2

The Teaching of Adversity In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. —John 16:33 The typical view of the Christian life is that it means being delivered from all adversity. But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 14

The Habit of Enjoying Adversity …that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body. —2 Corinthians 4:10 We have to develop godly habits to express what God’s grace has done in us. It is not just a … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 1

MORNING “Thou hast made summer and winter.” Psalm 74:17 My soul begin this wintry month with thy God. The cold snows and the piercing winds all remind thee that he keeps his covenant with day and night, and tend to … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 12

MORNING “The trial of your faith.” 1 Peter 1:7 Faith untried may be true faith, but it is sure to be little faith, and it is likely to remain dwarfish so long as it is without trials. Faith never prospers … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 18

MORNING “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” Galatians 5:25 The two most important things in our holy religion are the life of faith and the walk of faith. He who shall rightly understand … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 15

MORNING “He shall not be afraid of evil tidings.” Psalm 112:7 Christian, you ought not to dread the arrival of evil tidings; because if you are distressed by them, what do you more than other men? Other men have not … Continue reading

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