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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 8

Daniel: Forward by Faith Daniel 6:1-28 While reading the book of Daniel, it’s good to keep the big picture in mind: This is a story about the man’s great trust. Daniel had clung to his faith so consistently that when … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 21

Favorites Versus Intimates Romans 8:26-30 We learned yesterday that God doesn’t show favoritism. However, He does enjoy closeness with His own—throughout the Bible, God had an intimate relationship with His people. And today, all who have received Jesus Christ as … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 6

The Ultimate Rejection Matthew 7:21-23 In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus said that the gate to heaven is narrow (Matt. 7:13-14). The easier route through life is the path of happiness, which has side roads to decadence and self-indulgence. But … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 1

Every Decision Has a Price Tag “It is a trap to dedicate something rashly and only later to consider one’s vows” (Proverbs 20:25 NIV). You only have a certain number of days. Every time you give a minute of your … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 6

Purity Begins with a Commitment “How can [anyone] stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word” (Psalm 119:9 NIV). Is it possible in the 21st century to live a sexually pure life? To refrain from sex … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 14

Use This Simple Principle to Manage Your Money Well “Wise people live in wealth and luxury, but stupid people spend their money as fast as they get it” (Proverbs 21:20 GNT). As a pastor for nearly 40 years, I can … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 9

What You Believe Shapes Your Life “When the foundations of life are undermined, what can a righteous person do?” (Psalm 11:3 GW) What we believe about the world around us shapes everything about our lives. I’ve shared this with you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 2

God’s Plan to Bring You to Heaven “God says he will accept and acquit us — declare us ‘not guilty’ — if we trust Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in this same … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 1

The Resurrection of Jesus Changed Everything “I am the one who raises the dead and gives them life again. Anyone who believes in me, even though he dies like anyone else, shall live again. He is given eternal life for … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 10

How to Deal with What You Feel “To be controlled by human nature results in death; to be controlled by the Spirit results in life and peace. . . . Those who obey their human nature cannot please God” (Romans … Continue reading

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