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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: FEBRUARY 14

The Truth About Self-Love Galatians 5:13-26 In many places, the Bible says, “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18; Matt. 19:19; Gal. 5:14), but we often overlook the “as yourself” part. We can’t fully love God or anyone else unless … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 2

How to Invest in the Fellowship of Your Church “When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality” (Romans 12:13 NLT). God wants us to use some of our money to encourage … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 1

You Have Direct Access to God “You come to him as living stones, a spiritual house that is being built into a holy priesthood” (1 Peter 2:5 GW). God says that you are a priest. Depending on your background, that … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 6

Restoring Relationships: The Price of Peacemaking Is Our Pride “Do everything possible on your part to live in peace with everybody” (Romans 12:18 GNT). The sixth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to cooperate as much as possible. The … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 5

Restoring Relationships: Fix the Problem, not the Blame “A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire” (Proverbs 15:1 The Message). The fifth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to attack the problem, not the person. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 3

Restoring Relationships: Use Your Ears More Than Your Mouth “A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense” (Proverbs 19:11 NIV). The third biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to sympathize with the other … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 2

Restoring Relationships: Take the Initiative “If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, abandon your offering, leave immediately, go to this friend and make things … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 28

Relationships Are Worth Restoring “If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you . . . Agree … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 22

You Learn Your Purpose Through Relationships “We are like the various parts of a human body. Each part gets its meaning from the body as a whole, not the other way around. . . . Each of us finds our … Continue reading

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