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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 20

  God’s Encouragement in Tough Times Judges 7:8-15 As inhabitants of a fallen world, we oftentimes face heartache, intimidation, and seemingly insurmountable obstacles. But as children of God, saved and secure in Jesus, we are never beyond the reach of … 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: AUGUST 29

  Overcoming Obstacles Joshua 6:1-5 We’ll face many types of hindrances in our life, such as a difficult boss, contrary family members, or financial trouble. But remember, nothing can touch you without God’s consent. Consider how unlikely a victory seemed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 28

  Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:1-7 In 538 B.C. the Israelites returned to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. However, they encountered many adversaries who tried to prevent them from succeeding (Ezra 4:1-5). Discouragement set in, and eventually they … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 17

The Benefits of Fasting Matthew 13:1-23 In the parable of the sower, Jesus teaches that it takes good soil to produce a plentiful harvest. He advises against planting seed on the rocky places and warns about dangerous thorns that choke … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 13

Staying on Course Hebrews 12:1-2 The Christian life can be likened to a race with a finish line in eternity. Our goal is to stay on track and run with endurance, but we won’t know the way forward unless we … 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: MAY 12

The Gift of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35 How can you lift the debt from your debtors if you don’t comprehend your own indebtedness? How can you offer that freedom if you yourself have never received it? One of the biggest obstacles … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 4

There are times when we can do all that a fellow creature needs if only he will trust us. In getting a dog out of a trap, in extracting a thorn from a child’s finger, in teaching a boy to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 6

The Far-Reaching Rivers of Life He who believes in Me…out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. —John 7:38 A river reaches places which its source never knows. And Jesus said that, if we have received His fullness, … Continue reading

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