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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 12

Responding to Others’ Failures 2 Timothy 4:9-18 The apostle Paul sacrificed much. He faced hunger, shipwreck, beatings, and imprisonment to carry God’s Word to others. Consequently, he had every reason to expect the men and women he mentored to be … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 11

When Others Fail Us Isaiah 43:1-7 As humans, we all sin. Every one of us has frailties and periods of suffering. Often when difficulties arise, we turn to loved ones for comfort. But these people are human, too, and they’re … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 12

Salvation Is From God Ephesians 2:1-9 Do you ever doubt that you’re saved? Once we ask Jesus into our heart, we’re saved. He never leaves us. John 10:28 says that nothing can snatch us out of His hand, but sometimes … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 9

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Repentance It may seem odd to think of repentance as a blessing, because it’s not something anyone looks forward to. But repentance isn’t supposed to feel good. In fact, if it does, you’re probably doing … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE, whose difficulties with her daughter and son-in-law continued: On the experience of forgiving; and on the tedium of dying. 6 July 1963 All one can say about Lorraine is that if she is really so brainwashed … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 1

TO PHOEBE HESKETH: On how sorrow seems to isolate; and on how hard it is to forgive. Lewis reveals that Joy’s physician had failed to diagnose her cancer at a stage when it could have been treated successfully. 14 June … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 24

We have a strange illusion that mere time cancels sin. I have heard others, and I have heard myself, recounting cruelties and falsehoods committed in boyhood as if they were no concern of the present speaker’s, and even with laughter. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 27

When it comes to a question of our forgiving other people, it is partly the same and partly different. It is the same because, here also, forgiving does not mean excusing. Many people seem to think it does. They think … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 25

We say a great many things in church (and out of church too) without thinking of what we are saying. For instance, we say in the Creed “I believe in the forgiveness of sins.” I had been saying it for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 24

On the Lord’s prayer We believe that God forgives us our sins; but also that He will not do so unless we forgive other people their sins against us. There is no doubt about the second part of this statement. … Continue reading

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