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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 18

A Life of Obedience John 14:23-31 As Christians, we know we should obey the Lord, because the Bible is filled with commands to do so. But not all obedience is equal, as every parent can testify. Out of love, some … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 10

  The Destructive Power of Unforgiveness Ephesians 4:26-32 What is your first response when someone hurts you? Maybe you immediately become angry and want to retaliate. Or perhaps your outward expression doesn’t change, but inside you begin quietly nursing bitterness. … Continue reading

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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: MAY 8

Spreading the Good News Acts 14:19-23 Saul of Tarsus, the zealous persecutor of Christians, underwent a radical transformation and became a passionate follower of Christ. Later known as Paul, he dedicated his time, energy, and talent to spreading the gospel … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 16

Praying to God in Secret When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place… —Matthew 6:6 The primary thought in the area of religion is— … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 15

What To Renounce We have renounced the hidden things of shame… —2 Corinthians 4:2 Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life— the things that your sense of honor or pride will not allow to come into … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 11

The Spiritually Vigorous Saint …that I may know Him… —Philippians 3:10 A saint is not to take the initiative toward self-realization, but toward knowing Jesus Christ. A spiritually vigorous saint never believes that his circumstances simply happen at random, nor … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MARCH 21

Identified or Simply Interested? I have been crucified with Christ… —Galatians 2:20 The inescapable spiritual need each of us has is the need to sign the death certificate of our sin nature. I must take my emotional opinions and intellectual … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 24

The Delight of Sacrifice I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls… —2 Corinthians 12:15 Once “the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit,” we deliberately begin to identify ourselves … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 17

The Call of the Natural Life When it pleased God…to reveal His Son in me… —Galatians 1:15-16 The call of God is not a call to serve Him in any particular way. My contact with the nature of God will … Continue reading

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