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IN TOUCH DAILY: DECEMBER 5

  Dealing With Immorality Colossians 3:5-11 How can you live a moral life in an immoral society? When the appeal of the world’s standards is strong, you may feel powerless to resist, but that’s not what Scripture teaches. Through Christ, … Continue reading

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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: 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 12

  The Desires of Your Heart Psalm 37:1-6 Context is important to our understanding of God’s Word and His ways. But I repeatedly hear one promise quoted without consideration of surrounding ideas that explain it. People often tell me, “God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 18

  A Life Focused on Christ Hebrews 12:1-3 A life of strong faith doesn’t happen automatically or without any effort on our part. Although we are not saved by our own endeavors, spiritual growth requires the appropriation of all the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 24

All That Is in the World 1 John 2:15-17 John warns us not to love the world or the things in it. But what is the world? The apostle isn’t talking about the material realm, so there’s no need to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 12

Sunday Reflection: The Lord’s Heart for His People Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, where we find the Beatitudes, wasn’t about how to be more polite or acceptable in society. The Lord wanted to remind His followers that God examines the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 29

Knowing the Father Through the Son John 1:9-18 How do you know who God is? Many people today have arrived at their own perception of Him, based on their personal ideas, reasoning, and desires. And some don’t want anyone interfering … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 24

Sunday Reflection: The Transformation of Our Desires In John 6, a massive crowd has been following Jesus, and He miraculously feeds them by turning a few loaves of bread and a couple of fish into food for 5,000 people (John … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 18

Getting to Know God Jeremiah 9:23-24 Today’s verses reveal that God wants us to know and understand Him (John 17:3). It doesn’t happen overnight, though—it’s a lifelong pursuit. My relationship with Him is becoming more exciting and satisfying as the … Continue reading

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