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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 31

  God Is Able Ephesians 3:20-21 Jesus knew what it was like to live with limited resources, to have others question His actions (Mark 3:21), and to be rejected by those He sought to serve (John 6:66). Yet in spite … 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: AUGUST 23

  Sunday Reflection: The Labor of Peacemaking Peacemaking is proactive work. Seeking justice and reconciliation may require us to enter into conflict, meet needs of the hurting, or provide tangibly for those who lack. (See 2 Corinthians 9:6-8.) Other times … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 16

  Sunday Reflection: The Help of His Grace When we talk about making peace, it’s important to understand that doesn’t imply we are always calm, happy, or even emotionally detached from a situation. Peacemakers understand that finding peace with God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 14

  Growing Faith 2 Thessalonians 1:3-5 God’s desire is that we grow in faith as we walk with Him. Faith is not merely a one-time event through which we were saved; rather, it’s a continuous way of life from the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 9

  Sunday Reflection: The Difficulty of Peacemaking Moments after teaching the Beatitudes in His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explained how His followers were to begin the work of making peace: Love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 2

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Peace The Bible reveals to us who God is, and one important aspect of His character is that the Lord loves peace and wants it to fill the earth. Read Jesus’ promise in John’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 27

Facing Doubts About Salvation 1 John 3:19-24 Nothing drains spiritual energy like fear. When believers are repeatedly worried about their salvation, anxiety can cloud their thoughts and distract them from God’s purpose for their life. Furthermore, it robs them of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 14

Changing Doubt to Trust Psalm 19:7-11 On occasion, every believer faces moments of doubt. Perhaps a prayer goes unanswered, or our obedience is met with worsening circumstances. Or maybe someone’s criticism makes us question our ability to carry out God’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 9

Does Prayer Influence God? James 5:13-18 Our heavenly Father chooses to involve the prayers of His children in the outworking of His plan (2 Kings 20:1-6). But what about a circumstance like a friend’s serious illness? Perhaps you wonder, Why … Continue reading

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