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IN TOUCH DAILY: DECEMBER 2

How to Pass Down the Faith 2 Timothy 1:1-7 One of our greatest desires as Christians is that our loved ones come to faith in the Savior. Although we can’t believe for anyone else, there are steps we can take … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 11

God Is Always With Us Jeremiah 1:1-10 When was the last time you felt the presence of God in your life? We all long to experience Him abiding with us personally and intimately, and when we can’t sense His closeness, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 19

  The Believer’s Valley Experiences Psalm 23 Have you ever had heartache so deep or hardship so difficult that it’s almost impossible to stand? Like a giant wave crashing on the shore, some trials threaten to overwhelm us. We all … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 28

  Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:1-7 In 538 B.C. the Israelites returned to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. However, they encountered many adversaries who tried to prevent them from succeeding (Ezra 4:1-5). Discouragement set in, and eventually they … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 27

  Responding to Tough Times Proverbs 3:5-6 Tough times have a way of revealing our true nature. If two people were to face the same dilemma, one may grow closer to God and bear fruit while the other becomes anxious … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 19

  Living Above Your Circumstances Philippians 1:12-30 Do you ever look at your circumstances and see no possible way the Lord could bring something good from them? What benefit could come from illness, unemployment, a broken family, or other difficulties? … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 29

A Courageous Life Ephesians 1:18-21 When we recognize God’s presence with us, courage starts to develop in us. It grows as we draw on His strength. Without God’s power, we’ll find that hardship and stress drain us emotionally and hurt … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 5

Getting Our Attention Through Adversity 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 When facing adversity or hardship, some Christians ask, “Why is this happening to me?” Others think they are being really spiritual when they suffer in silence or say things like, “God knows … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 2

Unshakeable Faith John 15:1-7 Faith often matures in hardship, because trials remind us how dependent we are on the Lord. And as we allow ourselves to trust Him more deeply, we will increasingly find that with Him, we can endure … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 20

A Faith-Filled Outlook Genesis 39:21-23, Genesis 40:1-8 If anyone had reason to be discouraged, Joseph did. He not only endured his mother’s death and his brothers’ hatred but also faced slavery and imprisonment because of false allegations. Yet he was … Continue reading

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