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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 25

  Sunday Reflection: Loving Your Enemies After preaching the Beatitudes, Jesus tells us to love and pray for those who persecute us (Matt. 5:44). But that can feel like an impossible task: Why are evil, broken people—especially those who harm … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 13

  Sunday Reflection: The Righteousness of Believers In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus made a statement His listeners probably found shocking—He said they wouldn’t enter the kingdom of heaven unless their righteousness “surpasse[d] that of the scribes and Pharisees” … 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: NOVEMBER 13

On goodness It has sometimes been asked whether God commands certain things because they are right, or whether certain things are right because God commands them. . . I emphatically embrace the first alternative. The second might lead to the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 28

Though Christian charity sounds a very cold thing to people whose heads are full of sentimentality, and though it is quite distinct from affection, yet it leads to affection. The difference between a Christian and a worldly man is not … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 17

It is monstrously simple-minded to read the cursings in the Psalms with no feeling except one of horror at the uncharity of the poets. They are indeed devilish. But we must also think of those who made them so. Their … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 5

Four Steps to Forgiving Others “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 6

Why Do You Do What You Don’t Want to Do? “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32 NIV). Have you ever wondered why you do what you don’t want to do? Or why … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 13

How Do You Forgive? “God has done it all! He sent Christ to make peace between himself and us, and he has given us the work of making peace between himself and others. What we mean is that God was … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 17

Do Good to Those Who Oppose You “Love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, offer the other cheek also. … Continue reading

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