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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 29

  Distracted Listeners 1 Samuel 3:1-10 Have you ever tried to have a discussion with someone who wasn’t really listening to you? It can be frustrating. It’s practically impossible to get your message across, but it also shows the other … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 6

  Prayer for the Church Colossians 1:1-8 Although we’re usually quick to bring God our own requests and the needs of loved ones, we must also remember to pray for our local churches. If you’re not sure where to start, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 24

  God Alone Deserves Worship James 4:4-8 For us, jealousy isn’t attractive, but for God, it’s a holy attribute. God is unhappy when we worship anyone besides Him. Only He deserves our praise. When reading in the Old Testament, we … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 18

  Spiritual Shortsightedness Luke 12:13-21 Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a condition in which the eye cannot focus on distant objects. Today this physical defect is easily treatable with corrective lenses. But spiritual myopia is more dangerous because it has consequences … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 13

  Sunday Reflection: The Righteousness of Believers In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus made a statement His listeners probably found shocking—He said they wouldn’t enter the kingdom of heaven unless their righteousness “surpasse[d] that of the scribes and Pharisees” … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 12

  The Desires of Your Heart Psalm 37:1-6 Context is important to our understanding of God’s Word and His ways. But I repeatedly hear one promise quoted without consideration of surrounding ideas that explain it. People often tell me, “God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 4

  God’s Perspective of Our Work Colossians 3:22-25 Workplace conversations often revolve around achievements, recognition and advancement—as well as the energy people put into reaching these goals. Although the culture values a spirit of competition and the drive it takes … Continue reading

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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 31

  God Is Able Ephesians 3:20-21 Jesus knew what it was like to live with limited resources, to have others question His actions (Mark 3:21), and to be rejected by those He sought to serve (John 6:66). Yet in spite … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 24

  Thinking Our Way to Success Colossians 3:1-4 Have you ever asked yourself, What is true success? The biblical answer is this: to become the person God created each of us to be and accomplish the work He has set … Continue reading

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