Tag Archives: mercy

IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 22

Reflecting God’s Goodness When it comes to flavor, salt brings out the best in what we eat. Without it, food is less enjoyable (and sometimes not even palatable). What’s more, going without salt for long enough can have detrimental effects … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 19

Justice and Mercy Romans 3:21-26 The sinful condition of mankind presents us with a dilemma: How can a holy, righteous God forgive us? If He acts justly, every human being would suffer the eternal punishment of His wrath, which their … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 3

  Full of Grace and Truth John 1:14-18 To gain a greater understanding of God’s grace, we need only look at Jesus, who was the personification of grace and truth. Both were perfectly displayed in Him, and neither was ever … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 15

Eternal Life John 3:16-18 Each of us has a sin debt that we owe to God, but we’ve got no way to pay for it. None of our solutions—living a moral life, being religious, or doing more good deeds—can take … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 28

Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 14

Sunday Reflection: The Display of Mercy Hopefully, we’ve all been fortunate enough to receive mercy when we needed it most. You may have been forgiven for hurting somebody’s feelings or betraying a friend’s trust. Or perhaps someone came alongside you … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 7

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Lovingkindness Throughout the gospels, Jesus challenged the Pharisees to be more loving, just, and merciful. Considered the religious elite of their day, these men had hundreds of rules for living out the laws of the … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 31

Sunday Reflection: God’s Promise to Satisfy Us As we reflect on satisfying our hunger, thirst, and longing with a view to eternity, it becomes clear that God’s intention isn’t for us to disregard earthly pleasures. The things that bring us … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 13

When a Fellow Christian Stumbles Galatians 6:1-5 One of our responsibilities as part of God’s household is to come alongside a brother or sister who has stumbled. Paul specifies that those “who are spiritual” should restore the fallen, but the … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions, In Touch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment