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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 18

  A Life Focused on Christ Hebrews 12:1-3 A life of strong faith doesn’t happen automatically or without any effort on our part. Although we are not saved by our own endeavors, spiritual growth requires the appropriation of all the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 1

Faithful Service 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 It’s easy to doubt our ability to serve God when our minds are focused on our limitations instead of Him. Therefore, we must continually remind ourselves that the work is the Lord’s and we can … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 26

The Difference Between Wants and Needs Psalm 34:8-10 Sometimes we confuse wants and needs. We can become so focused on our wants that they feel critical to our well-being. Then, when God doesn’t meet our “need,” we get angry or … Continue reading

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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 assist … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: SEPTEMBER 30

Stay Focused on God’s Plan for Your Life “Anyone who lets himself be distracted from the work I plan for him is not fit for the kingdom of God” (Luke 9:62 TLB). I have met thousands of people who’ve told … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 26

Goals Help You Do What Matters Most “God can do anything, you know — far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!” (Ephesians 3:20 The Message). The Bible tells us that Jesus set … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 27

The Consecration of Spiritual Power …by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. —Galatians 6:14 If I dwell on the Cross of Christ, I do not simply become inwardly devout and solely interested in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 24

Direction of Focus Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters…, so our eyes look to the Lord our God… —Psalm 123:2 This verse is a description of total reliance on God. Just as the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 7

Fountains of Blessings The water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life. —John 4:14 The picture our Lord described here is not that of a simple stream of water, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 25

Sacrifice and Friendship I have called you friends… —John 15:15 We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for us to do. We make … Continue reading

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