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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 11

When We Are Fearful Isaiah 41:8-20 Throughout the Bible, God encourages us not to be afraid or anxious, because as His children, we have no basis for fear. Of course, there are reasons to be cautious about what we do … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 9

Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:5-7 Zechariah 4 speaks of an approach to serving that will never become stale: All kingdom work that the Father considers valuable takes place through His Holy Spirit—not by means of human power or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 5

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Presence Signs of God’s blessing are all around us, but discerning them can be difficult. We tend to think God is moving and blessing us when things are going well—when marriages are thriving, we … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 6

There are three ways of taking the command to turn the other cheek. One is the Pacifist interpretation; it means what it says and imposes a duty of nonresistance on all men in all circumstances. Another is the minimising interpretation; … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 25

We say a great many things in church (and out of church too) without thinking of what we are saying. For instance, we say in the Creed “I believe in the forgiveness of sins.” I had been saying it for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 24

On the Lord’s prayer We believe that God forgives us our sins; but also that He will not do so unless we forgive other people their sins against us. There is no doubt about the second part of this statement. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 18

We begin to notice, besides our particular sinful acts, our sinfulness; begin to be alarmed not only about what we do, but about what we are. This may sound rather difficult, so I will try to make it clear from … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 5

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how often one’s inner state differs from external circumstances; and on the proper attitude toward death and dying. 7 June 1959 I am sorry to hear that so many troubles crowd upon you but glad … 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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