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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 6

Is God Always Good? Romans 11:33-36 Because God’s thoughts are so much higher than ours, we don’t always see His goodness in painful situations. We ask, If God is good, why do bad things happen to us? Or, Why is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 3

A Divine Demonstration of Love 1 John 4:7-19 To better understand divine love, consider its opposite —false “love,” which sets limitations and always withholds something. This so-called love clings to control and gives only in order to manipulate. It is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 21

Will There Be Eternal Punishment? Revelation 20:11-15 Many people don’t like the idea of eternal punishment for the ungodly. Some people think God shouldn’t have created the world at all if He knew we were going to sin. But can … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 29

On The Fall The doctrine of the Fall (both of man and of some “gods,” “eldils” or “angels”) is the only satisfactory explanation. Evil begins, in a universe where all was good, from free will, which was permitted because it … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 19

On free will The sin, both of men and of angels, was rendered possible by the fact that God gave them free will: this surrendering a portion of His omnipotence (it is again a deathlike or descending movement) because He … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 28

The Path Back to God “When you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed” (Jeremiah 29:13 The Message). I don’t know where you are today. You may feel … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 8

MORNING “From me is thy fruit found.” Hosea 14:8 Our fruit is found from our God as to union. The fruit of the branch is directly traceable to the root. Sever the connection, the branch dies, and no fruit is … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 2

MORNING “Who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.” Ephesians 1:11 Our belief in God’s wisdom supposes and necessitates that he has a settled purpose and plan in the work of salvation. What would creation have been … Continue reading

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