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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 5

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Gentleness Modern life constantly bombards us with messages that say happiness depends on working hard to get every single thing we desire. It urges and even commands us to aggressively pursue satisfaction, sometimes at any … 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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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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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 16

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of a Firm Foundation Near the end of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus shares a parable about two men in a storm—one who built his house on a rock, and the other who built on … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 5

How Comforters Are Created 2 Corinthians 1:1-7 When Job was suffering, he said, “Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?” (Job 2:10). Even hardship and pain have a place in God’s plan for each believer. During … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 30

God’s Warning About Relationships Ephesians 5:1-10 You and I should be intentional about how we relate to non-Christians. With different beliefs and values, they may lead us astray whether they mean to or not. Paul wrote about this dilemma. He … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 29

Living Clean in a Tainted World 2 Corinthians 6:14-17; 2 Corinthians 7:1 When Adam and Eve listened to Satan in the garden of Eden, the world was invaded by sin, and we’ve been battling it ever since. Over time, our … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 18

Be an Encourager at Work “Encourage one another and build each other up” (1 Thessalonians 5:11 NIV). If you want to stand out at work, one trait will put you head and shoulders above everybody else: Be an encourager. When … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 10

Obedience Leads to Peace “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 25

God Is Aware of You and Your Needs “So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up” (Galatians 6:9 HCSB). God is omniscient. That means he knows … Continue reading

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