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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 21

Praying in Jesus’ Name John 16:23-33 Do you remember the teaching Jesus introduced the night before His death? He told His followers, “Whatever you ask in My name the Father will give you” (John 15:16 NIV, emphasis added). Praying in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 20

Our God of Grace Ephesians 2:1-10 Grace is God’s favor and love shown to mankind. We can’t earn it or be good enough to deserve it. To truly appreciate grace, we must comprehend that our Father is … Perfectly holy. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 17

Jesus Is Lord Romans 14:7-12 In the New Testament, Lord is a commonly used title for Jesus Christ. Although it is rare to hear this term used in our daily life, there’s a similar word with which we are all … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 16

Obeying God Luke 8:19-25 Peter was a professional fisherman. He knew how to gauge weather conditions, where to cast nets for the likeliest haul, and when to end an unproductive session. Because of his expertise, he may have silently questioned … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 15

The Joy of Obedience Luke 5:1-11 We read in Luke 5 that Peter had spent his night as he usually did—fishing—but didn’t catch anything. He was surely tired, frustrated, and ready to go home. However, Jesus asked to borrow his … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 13

A Need for Spiritual Discernment Philippians 1:3-11 In Philippians 1:8-11, Paul says he wants the believers at Philippi to grow in their knowledge of God so they can choose the best way to live. Our heavenly Father doesn’t want us … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 7

The Key to Acceptance Luke 6:46-49 Many churchgoers will be disheartened to learn that ministry work doesn’t reserve them a place in heaven. Good deeds mean nothing to God unless they are the outgrowth of a relationship with Him. It … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 6

The Ultimate Rejection Matthew 7:21-23 In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus said that the gate to heaven is narrow (Matt. 7:13-14). The easier route through life is the path of happiness, which has side roads to decadence and self-indulgence. But … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 3

Look to Jesus and Live John 3:7-15 In John 3, the nighttime conversation Jesus had with Nicodemus is packed with symbolism. The Lord compared salvation to a second birth and likened the Holy Spirit’s work to wind. But then He … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 2

Religious but Lost John 3:1-6 Nicodemus would probably be welcome at any church today. He seems an ideal member—principled, knowledgeable, and courteous. And as a Pharisee, he followed strict Jewish rules, which certainly made him religious. However, Nicodemus had serious … Continue reading

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