Tag Archives: Christianity

IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 18

  Sunday Reflection: Praying for Persecuted Christians Each year more than 200 million believers around the world suffer for their faith—especially in many parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Where oppressive governments make Christianity illegal, churches are bombed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 10

  God’s Saving Initiative Acts 9:1-9 In other religions, worshippers pursue their god. In Christianity, however, it’s God who takes the initiative. This is obvious in the conversion of Saul of Tarsus (later known as Paul). Far from seeking the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 4

  Sunday Reflection: Remaining Faithful in Persecution Early Christians were arrested, tortured, and even executed for refusing to worship the Roman emperor and his gods. Perhaps Caesar would have spared their lives if only they’d have been willing to bow … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 6

  Sunday Reflection: His Promise in Persecution All around the world, intolerance and persecution of Christians is increasing. And even though we may face discrimination or judgment, the reality for many of us in the West is that we will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 18

The Cross: The Heart of Christianity 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 The cross has become the symbol of Christianity, but it’s so much more than a mere piece of jewelry worn around the neck. The crucifixion of Christ is a central doctrine … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 23

Holding Fast to Our Convictions Hebrews 10:32-39 It’s easy to hold firm to our beliefs when we’re with like-minded people in church. But if we’re among people who doubt or disagree with Christianity, we need courage to stand up for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 11

In the earliest days of Christianity an ‘apostle’ was first and foremost a man who claimed to be an eyewitness of the Resurrection. Only a few days after the Crucifixion when two candidates were nominated for the vacancy created by … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 3

Screwtape shows Wormwood how to transform a minor trespass into a major sin: Success here depends on confusing him. If you try to make him explicitly and professedly proud of being a Christian, you will probably fail; the Enemy’s warnings … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 19

The letter and spirit of scripture, and of all Christianity, forbid us to suppose that life in the New Creation will be a sexual life; and this reduces our imagination to the withering alternative either of bodies which are hardly … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 5

On feeling I think the thrill of the Pagan stories and of romance may be due to the fact that they are mere beginnings—the first, faint whisper of the wind from beyond the world—while Christianity is the thing itself: and … Continue reading

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