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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 23

  Responding to Our Culture 1 Peter 3:13-18 How do you react when you see people being hostile toward Christian beliefs? Do you let your anger simmer, get into an argument on Facebook, or just keep quiet? It’s difficult to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 13

  The Struggle With Doubt James 1:5-8 To trust that biblical promises are true requires faith. According to Hebrews 11:1, faith is “confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” (NIV). At salvation, we … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 28

  Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 29

The Storms of Life 1 Peter 4:12-19 Why is this happening to me? We’ve probably all asked that question at some point in our life. Perhaps our world was turned upside down by a medical diagnosis, a seemingly insurmountable financial … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 27

Too Good for Salvation? Ephesians 2:1-10 When Jesus walked this earth, one group of people consistently refused Him—the Pharisees. The most outwardly righteous people of that day couldn’t see themselves as sinners. These religious leaders assumed they had no need … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 23

Relying on God in Times of Trouble 2 Corinthians 1:8-11 It’s easy to think of Paul as a spiritual giant who never became discouraged by the many afflictions he suffered. After all, he tells us to exult not only in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 22

Overwhelmed by Problems 2 Timothy 1:1-9 Job described the human condition with these words: “Man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). This was certainly the situation for Timothy, a young pastor trying to protect the church … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 15

The Danger of a Hardening Heart Psalm 95:1-11 Most of us struggle with a hardened or apathetic heart from time to time, but there is an antidote: recognizing God at work and giving Him thanks. This recipe for a tender … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 9

What If Christ Hadn’t Been Resurrected? 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Have you ever considered what your life would be like if Jesus had not been raised from the dead? Paul explained the dire consequences of such a scenario and the effect … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 22

Sunday Reflection: His Comfort in Our Mourning The Bible is full of stories about people who are hurting. In Psalm 22, the writer cries, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1). When immersed in hurt or … Continue reading

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