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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 19

  Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Timing It’s frustrating to desire something—a solution, position, experience, relationship, or possession—but sense the Lord saying “no” or “not now.” This is especially difficult as Christians in a culture that tells us it’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 18

The Landmine of Jealousy James 3:13-18 Jealousy has destructive power. It’s actually a disagreement with God over something we don’t have that He has chosen to give someone else. Or, in some cases, it results from fear of being replaced … 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 9

Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:5-7 Zechariah 4 speaks of an approach to serving that will never become stale: All kingdom work that the Father considers valuable takes place through His Holy Spirit—not by means of human power or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 8

Responding to Life’s Storms Psalm 107:23-32 How do you react in a thunderstorm? Do you tremble under the covers in fear? Or do you recall the words of Psalm 29: “The God of glory thunders … The voice of the … 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 5

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Presence Signs of God’s blessing are all around us, but discerning them can be difficult. We tend to think God is moving and blessing us when things are going well—when marriages are thriving, we … 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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