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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 19

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Discernment It feels good to have the final word in an argument, but that sense of satisfaction doesn’t last very long. Usually, everyone involved ends up feeling bad. In such situations, meekness is possible only … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 12

Sunday Reflection: The Meekness of Christ In a world dominated by the powerful and strong, no one wants to be seen as weak or easily taken advantage of. Our culture is quick to use the label “meek” for people who … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 5

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Gentleness Modern life constantly bombards us with messages that say happiness depends on working hard to get every single thing we desire. It urges and even commands us to aggressively pursue satisfaction, sometimes at any … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 16

Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5 NIV). If you want to make healthy choices to be well and whole again, you have to learn to be meek. Matthew 5:5 … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 19

The Service of Passionate Devotion …do you love Me?…Tend My sheep. —John 21:16 Jesus did not say to make converts to your way of thinking, but He said to look after His sheep, to see that they get nourished in … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 39

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 3) This unnatural condition is part of our sad heritage of sin, but in our day it is aggravated by our whole way of life. Advertising is largely based upon this habit of pretense. … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 38

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 2) Let us examine our burden. It is altogether an interior one. It attacks the heart and the mind and reaches the body only from within. First, there is the burden of pride. The … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 37

Chapter 9 Meekness and Rest (PART 1) Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. —Matt. 5:5 A fairly accurate description of the human race might be furnished one unacquainted with it by taking the Beatitudes, turning them … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 2

MORNING “Who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.” Ephesians 1:11 Our belief in God’s wisdom supposes and necessitates that he has a settled purpose and plan in the work of salvation. What would creation have been … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 13

MORNING “God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry?” Jonah 4:9 Anger is not always or necessarily sinful, but it has such a tendency to run wild that whenever it displays itself, we should be quick to question … Continue reading

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