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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 3

A Living Hope 1 Peter 1:1-9 Hope is a belief or expectation that something will happen. If it doesn’t, we may experience discouragement, depression, or even despair. So how can we remain hopeful? First, remember the reason for our confidence: … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 2

Feeling Hopeless Acts 27:1-25 People disappoint us, circumstances cause pain, and our own limitations lead to frustration. Jesus told His disciples that struggles are part of this life (John 16:33), and many other Bible stories show evidence of this reality. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 14

The Truth About Self-Love Galatians 5:13-26 In many places, the Bible says, “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18; Matt. 19:19; Gal. 5:14), but we often overlook the “as yourself” part. We can’t fully love God or anyone else unless … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 28

Setting Goals to Achieve God’s Plan Genesis 24:1-67 God has a purpose for our life, but we need goals to help us stay on track (Eph. 2:10). In Genesis 24, Abraham’s trusted servant demonstrated this well. He knew his goal, … Continue reading

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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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