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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 4

  Growing Through Our Adversity James 1:2-4 What would happen if you approached a fork in the road and found two signs—one reading “Road of Comfort” and the other, “Road of Adversity”? Most of us would probably veer onto the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 19

  The Believer’s Valley Experiences Psalm 23 Have you ever had heartache so deep or hardship so difficult that it’s almost impossible to stand? Like a giant wave crashing on the shore, some trials threaten to overwhelm us. We all … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 27

  Responding to Tough Times Proverbs 3:5-6 Tough times have a way of revealing our true nature. If two people were to face the same dilemma, one may grow closer to God and bear fruit while the other becomes anxious … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 17

  The Faith to Endure Hebrews 11:24-40 We all love the victorious stories in the “Hall of Faith” of Hebrews 11—enemies are defeated, people are rescued, lions’ mouths are shut, and the dead are raised. But what about those who … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 5

Getting Our Attention Through Adversity 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 When facing adversity or hardship, some Christians ask, “Why is this happening to me?” Others think they are being really spiritual when they suffer in silence or say things like, “God knows … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 7

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: What sort of a lover am I to think so much about my affliction and so much less about hers? Even the insane call, ‘Come back,’ is all for my own sake. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 26

How to Keep Your Enthusiasm “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:11-12 NIV). To reach your goals, you have to figure out … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 31

MORNING “In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, if any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.” John 7:37 Patience had her perfect work in the Lord Jesus, and until … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 23

MORNING “Friend, go up higher.” Luke 14:10 When first the life of grace begins in the soul, we do indeed draw near to God, but it is with great fear and trembling. The soul conscious of guilt, and humbled thereby, … Continue reading

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