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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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DAILY HOPE: MAY 26

How to Keep Your Enthusiasm “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:11-12 NIV). To reach your goals, you have to figure out … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 23

Don’t Give Up: Accept Help from Others “When desperate people give up on God Almighty, their friends, at least, should stick with them” (Job 6:14 The Message). When we’ve had a loss or disappointment, the natural reaction is to withdraw … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 2

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking God’s Will “The steps of a man are established by the Lord . . . When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, because the Lord is the One who holds his hand” … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 14

The Great Life Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled… —John 14:27 Whenever we experience something difficult in our personal … Continue reading

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