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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 19

  When the Odds Are Against You Judges 7:1-7 Have you ever felt backed up against a wall with no way out? Although a situation like that is truly beyond what you can manage, it is not too big for … 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 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 intimacy … 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 like … 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 laws … 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 enjoyable, … 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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