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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 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: JUNE 28

Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 30

The Word of Our Salvation 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 Try to imagine a world without Bibles. The reality is that there are places on earth where Scripture is unknown, and the people who live in those cultures don’t know anything about … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 9

I hope no reader will suppose that ‘mere’ Christianity is here put forward as an alternative to the creeds of the existing communions. . . It is more like a hall out of which doors open into several rooms. If … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 20

“We are told,” said Camilla, “to pray to his image, and then he himself will come from behind us and lay his hundred hands upon our heads and breathe into us the greater life so that we shall live no … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 14

Enemy-occupied territory—that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage. When you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 7

How to Fight the Enemies of Good Intentions “I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever, no matter what” (Psalm 119:112 CEV). The reason why most people are ineffective in life is that they’ve never learned how … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 28

MORNING “The life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God.” Galatians 2:20 When the Lord in mercy passed by and saw us in our blood, he first of all said, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 9

MORNING “Able to keep you from falling.” Jude 24 In some sense the path to heaven is very safe, but in other respects there is no road so dangerous. It is beset with difficulties. One false step (and how easy … Continue reading

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