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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 29

Sunday Reflection: Full of Grace When chefs season the food they’re preparing, their goal is to bring out the flavor already present in the dish without overpowering it. That requires great skill. Perhaps this is what Paul had in mind … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 22

Reflecting God’s Goodness When it comes to flavor, salt brings out the best in what we eat. Without it, food is less enjoyable (and sometimes not even palatable). What’s more, going without salt for long enough can have detrimental effects … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 17

Obedient to God Acts 5:27-42 Sometimes obeying the Lord is difficult and costly. In some areas of the world, Christians are even persecuted for their faith. When Peter and the apostles were ordered to stop teaching about Jesus, they appealed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 26

  How to Know You’re Saved 1 John 5:9-13 The most important issue we must settle in this life is our eternal destiny. Throughout history, local churches have been composed of both believers and unbelievers, and it’s often difficult to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 19

  The Believer’s Valley Experiences Psalm 23 Have you ever had heartache so deep or hardship so difficult that it’s almost impossible to stand? Like a giant wave crashing on the shore, some trials threaten to overwhelm us. We all … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 14

  Ignoring God’s Voice Hebrews 4:12-16 Believe it or not, many people who attend church choose to ignore God’s truth because they don’t like hearing sermons that convict or demand a change. But we tend to be guilty of doing … 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: AUGUST 9

  Sunday Reflection: The Difficulty of Peacemaking Moments after teaching the Beatitudes in His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explained how His followers were to begin the work of making peace: Love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 16

God Is Always In Control Isaiah 45:1-7 Why do bad things happen? Honestly, it’s a question I can’t answer, but I believe God has a purpose for everything. My faith is in the fact that the Lord is sovereign (Psalm … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 11

Searching for Unforgiveness Luke 17:3-4 Unforgiveness is like fertile soil for a crop of noxious weeds. It is the source of much that can go sour in personal relationships and, therefore, impacts our relationship with God. Sometimes it’s disguised—for instance, … Continue reading

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