Tag Archives: God’s will

IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 19

  Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Transformation In his letter to the Romans, Paul urged the church to be transformed so they could resist the ways of the world and discern God’s will (Rom. 12:1-2). Interestingly, the apostle used the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 16

  Biblical Fasting Psalm 42:1-2 We’ve all been guilty of overlooking those we love. There are so many things vying for our attention, and we often choose the quick task over investment in a relationship. Unfortunately, we can do the … 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 … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 16

  Strength for the Lonely Isaiah 41:9-11 Loneliness is a painful emotion that many people fear. Paul knew what it felt like, so his life and letters can offer us encouragement when we’re lonely. Yesterday we saw how the apostle … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 2

A Parent’s Positive Influence Colossians 3:23-25 Yesterday we discussed the spiritual impact of mothers and fathers. Today I’d like to mention other areas that are shaped by parental example: relationships, money, and vocation. While these three things don’t directly impact … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 1

The Family Influence 1 Kings 15:8-34 The environment in which children grow up influences the rest of their life. The family dynamic, particularly parental behavior, impacts their perspective about themselves, others, and the Lord. In today’s reading, for example, consider … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 9

Does Prayer Influence God? James 5:13-18 Our heavenly Father chooses to involve the prayers of His children in the outworking of His plan (2 Kings 20:1-6). But what about a circumstance like a friend’s serious illness? Perhaps you wonder, Why … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 30

Expanding the Horizons Acts 1:1-8 The horizon is the farthest point of land or water that a person can see, where earth and sky meet. Yet the universe extends far beyond what the eye can behold. Similarly, the church’s vision … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 29

Where the Battle Is Won Matthew 26:36-56 In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus wrestled with the knowledge that He would die on the cross, bearing the weight of our sin and being spiritually separated from the Father. Jesus got alone … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 21

Favorites Versus Intimates Romans 8:26-30 We learned yesterday that God doesn’t show favoritism. However, He does enjoy closeness with His own—throughout the Bible, God had an intimate relationship with His people. And today, all who have received Jesus Christ as … Continue reading

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