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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 31

  The Call to Servanthood Galatians 5:13, John 12:26 Three New Testament writers opened their epistles in a similar way: “Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus…” (Rom. 1:1), “Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ…” (2 Peter 1:1), … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 1

  Protection From Pride 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 One of the benefits of adversity is that it challenges our pride. Paul experienced this kind of intervention through what he called “a thorn in the flesh,” and the Lord used it to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 30

  The New Testament Church Matthew 16:13-18 Today the word church is often used differently than the way Scripture defines it. We tend to think of a building with a steeple, a morning or evening service, or even a potluck … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 29

  Knowing the Father Through the Son John 1:9-18 How do you know who God is? Many people today have arrived at their own perception of Him, based on their personal ideas, reasoning, and desires. And some don’t want anyone … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 5

Proclaiming the Good News 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 The Bible clearly tells believers to proclaim the gospel to all people. Yet, while we certainly want others to know Jesus, many of us become paralyzed at the thought of engaging in spiritual … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 11

No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as “what a man does with his solitude.” It was one of the Wesleys, I think, who said that the New Testament knows nothing of solitary religion. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 23

The word religion is extremely rare in the New Testament or the writings of mystics. The reason is simple. Those attitudes and practices to which we give the collective name of religion are themselves concerned with religion hardly at all. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 17

What are the key words of modern criticism? Creative, with its opposite derivative; spontaneity with its opposite convention; freedom, contrasted with rules. Great authors are innovators, pioneers, explorers; bad authors bunch in schools and follow models. Or again, great authors … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 31

On glory [And this brings me to] the other sense of glory—glory as brightness, splendour, luminosity. We are to shine as the sun, we are to be given the Morning Star. I think I begin to see what it means. … Continue reading

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