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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 19

  Prayer and Forgiveness Matthew 6:14-15 The Lord’s Prayer teaches that we should ask God to forgive us as we have forgiven those who have sinned against us (Matt. 6:12). Today’s passage expands on that idea with a warning that … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 11

Searching for Unforgiveness Luke 17:3-4 Unforgiveness is like fertile soil for a crop of noxious weeds. It is the source of much that can go sour in personal relationships and, therefore, impacts our relationship with God. Sometimes it’s disguised—for instance, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 6

Is God Always Good? Romans 11:33-36 Because God’s thoughts are so much higher than ours, we don’t always see His goodness in painful situations. We ask, If God is good, why do bad things happen to us? Or, Why is … 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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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 31

The Hope for Peace Romans 15:4-13 One day Christ will return and make everything right, and until that time believers are called to be His ambassadors of peace. But salvation doesn’t automatically change us into people of kindness and unity. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 20

Did we pretend to be angry about one thing when we knew, or could have known, that our anger had a different and much less presentable cause? Did we pretend to be “hurt” in our sensitive and tender feelings…when envy, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 29

The human spirit will not even begin to try and surrender self-will as long as all seem to be well with it. Now error and sin both have this property, that the deeper they are the less their victim suspects … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 10

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: They tell me H. is happy now, they tell me she is at peace. What makes them so sure of this? I don’t mean that I fear the worst of all. Nearly … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 23

How Joseph Trusted God with His Disappointments “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV). Imagine … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 21

God’s Promise for the Pain of Christmas “Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity” (Joel 2:13 NIV). We often have an idealized … Continue reading

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