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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 2

A Parent’s Positive Influence Colossians 3:23-25 Yesterday we discussed the spiritual impact of mothers and fathers. Today I’d like to mention other areas that are shaped by parental example: relationships, money, and vocation. While these three things don’t directly impact … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 3

A Divine Demonstration of Love 1 John 4:7-19 To better understand divine love, consider its opposite —false “love,” which sets limitations and always withholds something. This so-called love clings to control and gives only in order to manipulate. It is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 11

When Others Fail Us Isaiah 43:1-7 As humans, we all sin. Every one of us has frailties and periods of suffering. Often when difficulties arise, we turn to loved ones for comfort. But these people are human, too, and they’re … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 27

Celebrate Your Transformation “Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him. His name is the LORD” (Psalm 68:4 ESV). Do you want to get back to God? You first have to get fed up, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 26

How Do You Get Back to God? “When you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed” (Jeremiah 29:13 The Message). I don’t know where you are today. You … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 22

God Has an Answer for Your Christmas Worry “God took one look at me, and look what happened—I’m the most fortunate woman on earth! What God has done for me will never be forgotten” (Luke 1:48 The Message). Let’s be … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 29

Your Choices Control Your Calendar “We are each responsible for our own conduct” (Galatians 6:5 NLT). Your choices are far more powerful than your circumstances. You may not like how complicated your life has become. But with few exceptions, no … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 26

The Key to a Balanced Life: Jesus “Seek first God’s kingdom and what God wants. Then all your other needs will be met as well” (Matthew 6:33 NCV). If you want to live a truly balanced life, you can only … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 23

The Cost of Misplaced Anger “I’m a mess. I’m nothing and have nothing; make something of me. You [God] can do it; you’ve got what it takes” (Psalm 40:17 The Message). Anger has a price tag. When you realize that … Continue reading

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