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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 5

MORNING “On him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.” Luke 23:26 We see in Simon’s carrying the cross a picture of the work of the Church throughout all generations; she is the cross-bearer after Jesus. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: DECEMBER 4

  Rejecting the Darkness Ephesians 5:1-17 The culture in which we live is characterized by spiritual darkness. Sadly, even those of us who are believers become so accustomed to the dark that we feel neither shocked nor shamed by much … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 18

  Sunday Reflection: Praying for Persecuted Christians Each year more than 200 million believers around the world suffer for their faith—especially in many parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Where oppressive governments make Christianity illegal, churches are bombed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 17

Sunday Reflection: Our Longing for Eternity Think of a time when you’ve deeply longed for something. Maybe you wished to live somewhere else or felt restless in your job or schoolwork. Or perhaps you were deeply anxious to grow your … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 29

Screwtape reveals Hell’s intentions for human marriage: The Enemy’s demand on humans takes the form of a dilemma; either complete abstinence or unmitigated monogamy. Ever since our Father’s first great victory, we have rendered the former very difficult to them. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 17

Is There Good in Temptation? No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man… —1 Corinthians 10:13 The word temptation has come to mean something bad to us today, but we tend to use the word in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 31

Becoming Entirely His Let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. —James 1:4 Many of us appear to be all right in general, but there are still some areas in which we are … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 14

Yielding …you are that one’s slaves whom you obey… —Romans 6:16 The first thing I must be willing to admit when I begin to examine what controls and dominates me is that I am the one responsible for having yielded … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 17

MORNING “And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul.” 1 Samuel 27:1 The thought of David’s heart at this time was a false thought, because he certainly had no ground for … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 8

MORNING “They weave the spider’s web.” Isaiah 59:5 See the spider’s web, and behold in it a most suggestive picture of the hypocrite’s religion. It is meant to catch his prey: the spider fattens himself on flies, and the Pharisee … Continue reading

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