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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 26

The Benefits of Gratitude Psalm 105:1-5 Thanking God glorifies and magnifies Him, but did you know doing so also benefits us? The Lord doesn’t need our gratitude, but as we give thanks, we become less selfish and more confident in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 14

  Dealing With Guilty Feelings John 5:24-26 Believers in Christ often wrestle with discouragement and shame over past sins. This could then prompt doubt about God’s love, because they feel unworthy to be His child. As a result, their guilty … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

  Defeating Discouragement Nehemiah 2:11-20 No matter what our position in life may be, we all at times encounter disappointment—and that can quickly lead to discouragement. Disappointment is simply an emotional response to a failed expectation or hope, whether because … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 31

  God Is Able Ephesians 3:20-21 Jesus knew what it was like to live with limited resources, to have others question His actions (Mark 3:21), and to be rejected by those He sought to serve (John 6:66). Yet in spite … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 28

  Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:1-7 In 538 B.C. the Israelites returned to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. However, they encountered many adversaries who tried to prevent them from succeeding (Ezra 4:1-5). Discouragement set in, and eventually they … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 3

A Living Hope 1 Peter 1:1-9 Hope is a belief or expectation that something will happen. If it doesn’t, we may experience discouragement, depression, or even despair. So how can we remain hopeful? First, remember the reason for our confidence: … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 8

How Can I Get out of This Mess? “Who will free me from this life that is dominated by sin and death? Thank God! The answer is in Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 7:24-25 NLT). Here is the testimony of … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 18

Community Is God’s Answer to Defeat “In humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others” (Philippians 2:3-4 NIV). Each one of us needs other people to watch … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 21

Four Steps to Defeating the Giants “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty . . . This day the Lord will deliver you into my … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 20

The Giants Between You and Your Dream “Everyone assembled here will know that the Lord rescues his people, but not with sword and spear. This is the Lord’s battle, and he will give you to us!” (1 Samuel 17:47 NLT). … Continue reading

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