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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 19

  Living Above Your Circumstances Philippians 1:12-30 Do you ever look at your circumstances and see no possible way the Lord could bring something good from them? What benefit could come from illness, unemployment, a broken family, or other difficulties? … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 14

  Growing Faith 2 Thessalonians 1:3-5 God’s desire is that we grow in faith as we walk with Him. Faith is not merely a one-time event through which we were saved; rather, it’s a continuous way of life from the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 29

The Storms of Life 1 Peter 4:12-19 Why is this happening to me? We’ve probably all asked that question at some point in our life. Perhaps our world was turned upside down by a medical diagnosis, a seemingly insurmountable financial … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 5

Getting Our Attention Through Adversity 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 When facing adversity or hardship, some Christians ask, “Why is this happening to me?” Others think they are being really spiritual when they suffer in silence or say things like, “God knows … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 27

Jesus’ Temptation: The Peak of Pressure Matthew 4:1-11 The Bible states that after Jesus was baptized, He was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness in order to face temptation by the devil. But why would God direct His … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 22

Sunday Reflection: His Comfort in Our Mourning The Bible is full of stories about people who are hurting. In Psalm 22, the writer cries, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1). When immersed in hurt or … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 29

Let us suppose we possess parts of a novel or a symphony. Someone now brings us a newly discovered piece of manuscript and says, ‘This is the missing part of the work. This is the chapter on which the whole … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE, whose difficulties with her daughter and son-in-law continued: On the experience of forgiving; and on the tedium of dying. 6 July 1963 All one can say about Lorraine is that if she is really so brainwashed … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 2

What Could Go Wrong? “A prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them; the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences” (Proverbs 22:3 TLB). It’s smart to expect the best but to prepare for the worst. Solomon … Continue reading

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