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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 27

  Suffering Alone Psalm 88 When we face hard times, it’s important to remember the One who promises to be by our side. While Paul was suffering from a thorn in the flesh, God told him, “My grace is sufficient … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 11

  Sunday Reflection: Promises for the Persecuted Persecution is a scary prospect, yet it’s written into the Christian story time and time again. And the way that we think, speak, and pray about suffering for our faith can impact how … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 10

  God’s Saving Initiative Acts 9:1-9 In other religions, worshippers pursue their god. In Christianity, however, it’s God who takes the initiative. This is obvious in the conversion of Saul of Tarsus (later known as Paul). Far from seeking the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 5

  A Pattern for Praying God’s Will Colossians 1:9-14 Paul’s prayer for the church at Colossae is an example of what God desires to do in every believer’s life. Although the Lord wants to hear about our physical and material … Continue reading

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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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