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IN TOUCH DAILY: DECEMBER 3

  How Do We Follow Jesus? Matthew 4:18-25 When Jesus called His disciples, they immediately dropped everything and followed Him. We might think that following Christ was easier then because He was physically present with them. Those men walked with … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 24

Called to Serve Matthew 20:20-28 As believers, we seldom call ourselves “servants of Christ,” but that is exactly what the Lord tells us to be. After His disciples wrangled about who was the greatest, Jesus surprised them with a call … 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 24

  God Is Trustworthy Matthew 10:29-31 As Christians, we put our trust in God’s unending divine love. But some days are harder than others, and we need to be reminded of the Lord’s character. We can trust Him because: He … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 10

  God’s Saving Initiative Acts 9:1-9 In other religions, worshippers pursue their god. In Christianity, however, it’s God who takes the initiative. This is obvious in the conversion of Saul of Tarsus (later known as Paul). Far from seeking the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 4

  Sunday Reflection: Remaining Faithful in Persecution Early Christians were arrested, tortured, and even executed for refusing to worship the Roman emperor and his gods. Perhaps Caesar would have spared their lives if only they’d have been willing to bow … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 26

  An Influential Father Matthew 4:18-22 Have you ever wondered about the less familiar names in the Bible? Many people are mentioned just once—often in a genealogy and identified only as “the father of …” But one lesser-known father is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 20

  Sunday Reflection: Union With Christ Sharing in Christ’s life means that we experience not only the close relationship He had with His Father but also His suffering. As Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 5

  True Greatness Matthew 20:20-28 There is a great contrast between the world’s value system and the Lord’s. The danger for believers is that we can easily slip into the culture’s way of thinking without realizing that our perspective is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 1

  The Son Makes You Free John 8:25-36 We all love the idea of being free to make our own choices about what to do and where to go, but Christ offers a much greater liberty than this. It’s spiritual … Continue reading

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