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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 21

  Sunday Reflection: The Call to Be a Neighbor If loved ones suffer, we want to relieve their burdens—to alleviate pain, meet needs, or right a wrong. But if helping family and close friends is sometimes complicated, taking action to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 19

  Prayer and Forgiveness Matthew 6:14-15 The Lord’s Prayer teaches that we should ask God to forgive us as we have forgiven those who have sinned against us (Matt. 6:12). Today’s passage expands on that idea with a warning that … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 7

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Lovingkindness Throughout the gospels, Jesus challenged the Pharisees to be more loving, just, and merciful. Considered the religious elite of their day, these men had hundreds of rules for living out the laws of the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 1

The Family Influence 1 Kings 15:8-34 The environment in which children grow up influences the rest of their life. The family dynamic, particularly parental behavior, impacts their perspective about themselves, others, and the Lord. In today’s reading, for example, consider … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 21

Momentary Pleasure Genesis 25:19-34 Decisions have consequences. That can be a good thing, but at times we end up dealing with lifelong repercussions. Then we look back and wish our decision had been wiser. For example, in exchange for a … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 10

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Perspective It’s easy to get wrapped up in the rhythms of daily life—jobs, family and social commitments, homes, to-do lists, and even time-consuming distractions. We go from one thing to the next, usually focused on … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 15

Our Loving Friend Romans 5:6-11 Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and many people received cards, gifts, or kind words from friends and family. But human love can’t compare to Jesus’ love, which He demonstrated by dying on the cross for us. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 31

The Hope for Peace Romans 15:4-13 One day Christ will return and make everything right, and until that time believers are called to be His ambassadors of peace. But salvation doesn’t automatically change us into people of kindness and unity. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 5

On feeling I think the thrill of the Pagan stories and of romance may be due to the fact that they are mere beginnings—the first, faint whisper of the wind from beyond the world—while Christianity is the thing itself: and … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 22

God Created the Church to Be a Family “Christ makes us one body and individuals who are connected to each other” (Romans 12:5 GW). The church not only helps you center on God, it also helps you connect with other … Continue reading

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