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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

  Defeating Discouragement Nehemiah 2:11-20 No matter what our position in life may be, we all at times encounter disappointment—and that can quickly lead to discouragement. Disappointment is simply an emotional response to a failed expectation or hope, whether because … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 28

  Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:1-7 In 538 B.C. the Israelites returned to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. However, they encountered many adversaries who tried to prevent them from succeeding (Ezra 4:1-5). Discouragement set in, and eventually they … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 21

Sunday Reflection: The Call to Be a Neighbor If loved ones suffer, we want to relieve their burdens—to alleviate pain, meet needs, or right a wrong. But if helping family and close friends is sometimes complicated, taking action to assist … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 6

Jesus, the Faithful Witness Revelation 1:4-8 John wrote the book of Revelation to encourage Christians being heavily persecuted by the Roman emperor Domitian. Approximately 25 years earlier Rome had destroyed Jerusalem and taken away Christians’ rights. Many believers were beginning … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 20

Just as the Christian has a great advantage over other men, not by being less fallen than they nor less doomed to live in a fallen world, but by knowing he is a fallen man in a fallen world; so … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 14

The Key to the Missionary’s Work Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations…” —Matthew 28:18-19 The key to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 23

The Missionary’s Goal He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 4

The Brave Friendship of God He took the twelve aside… —Luke 18:31 Oh, the bravery of God in trusting us! Do you say, “But He has been unwise to choose me, because there is nothing good in me and I … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 3

The Compelling Purpose of God He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s will. Jesus said, “I do … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 27

The Life To Know Him …tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high. —Luke 24:49 The disciples had to tarry, staying in Jerusalem until the day of Pentecost, not only for their own … Continue reading

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