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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 4

  God’s Perspective of Our Work Colossians 3:22-25 Workplace conversations often revolve around achievements, recognition and advancement—as well as the energy people put into reaching these goals. Although the culture values a spirit of competition and the drive it takes … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 14

Why We Must Guard the Heart Psalm 139:17-24 We all have things we treasure, whether they are prize objects, activities, or experiences. And what we most value is what is closest to our heart. Proverbs 4:23 admonishes us to keep … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 27

Go to the Ant Proverbs 6:6-11 If you’ve ever battled ants in your kitchen, you might describe them as stubborn. But to someone struggling to stay on course, these tiny creatures seem determined, or even inspiring. In fact, ants have … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 13

It’s Always Too Soon to Quit “That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 15

Get Moving! (2) Also…add to your faith… —2 Peter 1:5 In the matter of drudgery. Peter said in this passage that we have become “partakers of the divine nature” and that we should now be “giving all diligence,” concentrating on … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 1

MORNING “The church in thy house.” Philemon 2 Is there a Church in this house? Are parents, children, friends, servants, all members of it? or are some still unconverted? Let us pause here and let the question go round–Am I … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 2

MORNING “Who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.” Ephesians 1:11 Our belief in God’s wisdom supposes and necessitates that he has a settled purpose and plan in the work of salvation. What would creation have been … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 26

MORNING “Giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge, etc.” 2 Peter 1:5-6 If thou wouldest enjoy the eminent grace of the full assurance of faith, under the blessed Spirit’s influence, and assistance, do what the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 9

MORNING “The Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad.” Psalm 126:3 Some Christians are sadly prone to look on the dark side of everything, and to dwell more upon what they have gone through than upon … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 21

MORNING “He hath said.” Hebrews 13:5 If we can only grasp these words by faith, we have an all-conquering weapon in our hand. What doubt will not be slain by this two-edged sword? What fear is there which shall not … Continue reading

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