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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 6

Jesus, the Faithful Witness Revelation 1:4-8 John wrote the book of Revelation to encourage Christians being heavily persecuted by the Roman emperor Domitian. Approximately 25 years earlier Rome had destroyed Jerusalem and taken away Christians’ rights. Many believers were beginning … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 3

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Righteousness Jesus speaks about righteousness many times in the Sermon on the Mount—from pursuing it to being persecuted because of it (Matt. 5:6; Matt. 5:10; Matt. 5:20). We can easily think of pursuing righteousness in … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 5

God Blesses Those Who Are Put Down Because of Him “God blesses you when people mock you and persecute you and lie about you and say all sorts of evil things against you because you are my followers. Be happy … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 17

Do Good to Those Who Oppose You “Love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, offer the other cheek also. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 23

The Missionary’s Goal He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 28

How Could Someone So Persecute Jesus! Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? —Acts 26:14 Are you determined to have your own way in living for God? We will never be free from this trap until we are brought into … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 17

MORNING “Remember the poor.” Galatians 2:10 Why does God allow so many of his children to be poor? He could make them all rich if he pleased; he could lay bags of gold at their doors; he could send them … Continue reading

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