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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 12

God’s Encouraging Presence Psalm 42 When we are in despair, it’s difficult to sense the Lord’s presence with us. The circumstances seem to overwhelm what we know to be true—that His Holy Spirit abides in us forever. We long for … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 1

  Sunday Reflection: A Covenant of Salt God made agreements with His people in many unusual ways—with stars (Gen. 15:5), a rainbow (Gen. 9:13-16), and even salt, which is mentioned three times in the Old Testament (Lev. 2:13; Num. 18:19; … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 17

  The Faith to Endure Hebrews 11:24-40 We all love the victorious stories in the “Hall of Faith” of Hebrews 11—enemies are defeated, people are rescued, lions’ mouths are shut, and the dead are raised. But what about those who … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 1

Faithful Service 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 It’s easy to doubt our ability to serve God when our minds are focused on our limitations instead of Him. Therefore, we must continually remind ourselves that the work is the Lord’s and we can … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 28

Courage to Face Life’s Trials 2 Timothy 4:6-18 Scripture details the courageous way Paul handled trials. He was opposed by religious leaders, manhandled by magistrates, and mobbed by crowds. Yet through it all, he stood firm. How did he do … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 15

Courage in the Lonely Hour 2 Timothy 4:6-18 Today’s passage is about a painful time in Paul’s life. He sat in a prison cell, knowing that death was coming. After devoting his last years to teaching others and sharing Christ, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 28

Why Does God Allow Storms in Our Life? Jonah 1:1-17 No one likes turbulent times, but until we reach heaven, they will be a part of our life. The underlying foundation for understanding the storms we encounter is found in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 4

Advancing Through Adversity Philippians 3:7-11 One of the hardest things for Christians to understand is how to find joy in suffering. Yet we know it can be done, because James tells us, “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 2

Unshakeable Faith John 15:1-7 Faith often matures in hardship, because trials remind us how dependent we are on the Lord. And as we allow ourselves to trust Him more deeply, we will increasingly find that with Him, we can endure … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 22

Overwhelmed by Problems 2 Timothy 1:1-9 Job described the human condition with these words: “Man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). This was certainly the situation for Timothy, a young pastor trying to protect the church … Continue reading

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