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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 10

Instruction From the Lord Matthew 16:21-27 The incident in today’s passage demonstrates a common struggle for believers: At times God’s Word or ways might be different than what we want. When the Lord does something that’s not in line with … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 9

  Living By Conviction Daniel 6 Have you ever wondered what you would do if practicing your faith, witnessing to others, or attending church resulted in persecution or death? Worldwide, many Christians are facing just such a scenario but stick … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 23

  Sunday Reflection: The Labor of Peacemaking Peacemaking is proactive work. Seeking justice and reconciliation may require us to enter into conflict, meet needs of the hurting, or provide tangibly for those who lack. (See 2 Corinthians 9:6-8.) Other times … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 18

The Landmine of Jealousy James 3:13-18 Jealousy has destructive power. It’s actually a disagreement with God over something we don’t have that He has chosen to give someone else. Or, in some cases, it results from fear of being replaced … 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: APRIL 30

On kindness Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness. For about a hundred years we have so concentrated on one of the virtues—“kindness” or mercy—that most of us do not feel anything except kindness to be really … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 21

THINK Before You Speak in Anger “Stupid people express their anger openly, but sensible people are patient and hold it back” (Proverbs 29:11 GNT). Anger confounds many people in our world today. We simply don’t know how to handle our … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 15

How Does Prayer Work? “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us — whatever we ask — we know … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 6

Restoring Relationships: The Price of Peacemaking Is Our Pride “Do everything possible on your part to live in peace with everybody” (Romans 12:18 GNT). The sixth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to cooperate as much as possible. The … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 5

Restoring Relationships: Fix the Problem, not the Blame “A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire” (Proverbs 15:1 The Message). The fifth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to attack the problem, not the person. … Continue reading

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