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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 21

Be Careful Who You Listen To 1 Kings 12:1-19 Sometimes people make decisions they later regret because they listened to ungodly counsel. Here are four suggestions to help you discern what is wise, biblical advice: Look for counsel that references … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 14

Employ Your Spiritual Gift 1 Peter 4:7-11 Spiritual gifts fall into two basic categories: speaking and serving. Neither is more important than the other because both are demonstrations of God’s grace to the church. However, if members are not using … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 13

The Gift of Prophecy Romans 12:3-8 Spiritual gifts are a tremendous blessing from God. They are given to enable believers to serve for the good of the church, which is the body of Christ. But we are warned not to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 8

Sunday Reflection: Tasting and Seeing When Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, He was by the Sea of Galilee—a region known for fishing. The people around Him would have been familiar with the practice of curing with salt to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 7

Preparation for Praise John 4:19-24 Worship service is a term often used to describe a Sunday morning gathering of a church. But is real worship actually happening there? God isn’t looking for attendees to fill up the pews; He’s seeking … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 25

  Sunday Reflection: Loving Your Enemies After preaching the Beatitudes, Jesus tells us to love and pray for those who persecute us (Matt. 5:44). But that can feel like an impossible task: Why are evil, broken people—especially those who harm … Continue reading

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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 15

  The Burden of False Guilt Galatians 1:10 Guilt is an emotional response to wrongdoing. We should feel the Lord’s conviction when we disobey His commandments, or even when we break civil laws that do not contradict God’s laws. But … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 11

  Sunday Reflection: Promises for the Persecuted Persecution is a scary prospect, yet it’s written into the Christian story time and time again. And the way that we think, speak, and pray about suffering for our faith can impact how … Continue reading

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