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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 20

  Sunday Reflection: Union With Christ Sharing in Christ’s life means that we experience not only the close relationship He had with His Father but also His suffering. As Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let … Continue reading

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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), and … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 29

A Courageous Life Ephesians 1:18-21 When we recognize God’s presence with us, courage starts to develop in us. It grows as we draw on His strength. Without God’s power, we’ll find that hardship and stress drain us emotionally and hurt … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 28

Courage to Face Life’s Trials 2 Timothy 4:6-18 Scripture details the courageous way Paul handled trials. He was opposed by religious leaders, manhandled by magistrates, and mobbed by crowds. Yet through it all, he stood firm. How did he do … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 20

Witnessing With the Right Attitude 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sharing our faith is an important part of the Christian life—that is the way others come to know Jesus Christ. But how are we to communicate this good news? Often when the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 19

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Transformation In his letter to the Romans, Paul urged the church to be transformed so they could resist the ways of the world and discern God’s will (Rom. 12:1-2). Interestingly, the apostle used the word … 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 hone … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 6

Helped by the Holy Spirit John 14:26 While sharing our faith, many of us have been asked questions we didn’t feel prepared to answer. The awkwardness of such moments can make us hesitant to share, but that’s why it’s important … 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 26

Don’t Neglect Your Spiritual Gift 1 Timothy 4:12-16 Every Christian is given a spiritual gift with which to serve and build up the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:7). Sadly, though, many believers neglect theirs. Timothy actually had some good … Continue reading

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