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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 18

A Life of Obedience John 14:23-31 As Christians, we know we should obey the Lord, because the Bible is filled with commands to do so. But not all obedience is equal, as every parent can testify. Out of love, some … Continue reading

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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: OCTOBER 2

  Why We Can Trust God Romans 11:33-36 What situations cause you to doubt God? Do fears come because the future seems uncertain? Are hardships a challenge since they make the Lord appear unkind? Or perhaps your expectations and dreams … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 24

  God Alone Deserves Worship James 4:4-8 For us, jealousy isn’t attractive, but for God, it’s a holy attribute. God is unhappy when we worship anyone besides Him. Only He deserves our praise. When reading in the Old Testament, we … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 12

  The Desires of Your Heart Psalm 37:1-6 Context is important to our understanding of God’s Word and His ways. But I repeatedly hear one promise quoted without consideration of surrounding ideas that explain it. People often tell me, “God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 26

  God’s Control and Our Prayers John 14:13-14 Have you ever wondered why we pray if God already knows everything? What do our prayers accomplish? First, communicating with God connects His Spirit and ours. A relationship can’t survive if the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 22

  The Judgment of Believers 2 Corinthians 5:9-10 What do you feel when you think about standing before the judgment seat of Christ—fear or dread? The apostle John says that if we abide in Christ, then when the Lord appears, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 14

  Growing Faith 2 Thessalonians 1:3-5 God’s desire is that we grow in faith as we walk with Him. Faith is not merely a one-time event through which we were saved; rather, it’s a continuous way of life from the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 13

  Whom Will You Serve? 1 Kings 18:17-40 During the days of King Ahab, Israel was pulled in two directions. Ahab had instituted Baal worship, but Elijah challenged Israel to follow God. When He pressed the people to make up … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 21

A Thirst for God Psalm 63:1-8 In Psalm 63, David wrote, “You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You.” God wants us to seek Him and have a loving bond with Him, as David … Continue reading

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