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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 1

  Sunday Reflection: A Covenant of Salt God made agreements with His people in many unusual ways—with stars (Gen. 15:5), a rainbow (Gen. 9:13-16), and even salt, which is mentioned three times in the Old Testament (Lev. 2:13; Num. 18:19; … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 30

  Wait Upon the Lord Psalm 40:1-3 Patience is hard work! This is especially true when we are waiting on God, who keeps to His own timetable. But believers who trust Him to deliver can look forward to rich blessing. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 25

  A Life of Integrity Psalm 15:1-5 David’s psalms often describe the life of integrity believers should have. Today’s passage shows us that God values our righteousness and honesty. To develop and maintain a lifestyle that pleases Him, we must … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 20

  Sunday Reflection: Union With Christ Sharing in Christ’s life means that we experience not only the close relationship He had with His Father but also His suffering. As Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let … Continue reading

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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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