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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 7

  The Grace of God Romans 5:1-11 God’s grace is miraculous. It allows hearts to beat, bodies to heal, and love to be given, regardless of peoples’ opinions of Him. He offers forgiveness to the rebellious, freedom to sinners, and … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 4

  A Nation Gone Astray Isaiah 59 Though Israel had once honored the Lord, it turned away from Him during the days of the prophet Isaiah. Left to their own devices, the people found themselves in chaos and ruin. Much … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 3

  A Nation That Honors God Psalm 72 Because government is instituted by God as His “minister … for good” (Rom. 13:3-4), it functions best when leaders honor and obey Him. Throughout Israel’s history, God commended kings who followed His … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 24

  The Danger of a Hard Heart Hebrews 3:7-19 When we go to church and hear God’s truth, we’re responsible for how we respond to His instructions and convictions. It’s easy to accept and practice things we find effortless or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 25

Turning Our Back on God 2 Chronicles 33:1-25 Hezekiah was a god-fearing king who brought about reformation. His son Manasseh, however, was an evil ruler. He had watched his father walk with God and live according to Scripture. Yet he … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 20

Does God Have Favorites? James 2:18-23 God doesn’t play favorites. He makes choices and decrees, but Scripture repeatedly testifies to His impartiality (Deut. 10:17; Rom. 2:11; Col. 3:25). Sometimes, though, it doesn’t seem that way. Look at the nation of … 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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DAILY HOPE: MAY 29

God Makes You New “Your name will no longer be Jacob …. From now on you will be called Israel” (Genesis 32:28 NLT). You don’t have to stay the same! In conversion, we’re given a new identity. Look at Jacob … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 19

You Can’t Be a Self-Made Savior “Jesus Christ rescued us . . . by offering himself as a sacrifice for our sins. God’s plan is that we all experience that rescue” (Galatians 1:4 The Message). David was one of Israel’s … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 18

Sending Out an S.O.S. “I’m in deep trouble. Rush to my aid, for only you [God] can help and save me” (Psalm 70:5 TLB). Have you ever gotten yourself into such a mess that you knew there was no way … Continue reading

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