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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 17

Obedient to God Acts 5:27-42 Sometimes obeying the Lord is difficult and costly. In some areas of the world, Christians are even persecuted for their faith. When Peter and the apostles were ordered to stop teaching about Jesus, they appealed … 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: SEPTEMBER 6

  Sunday Reflection: His Promise in Persecution All around the world, intolerance and persecution of Christians is increasing. And even though we may face discrimination or judgment, the reality for many of us in the West is that we will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 23

Responding to Our Culture 1 Peter 3:13-18 How do you react when you see people being hostile toward Christian beliefs? Do you let your anger simmer, get into an argument on Facebook, or just keep quiet? It’s difficult to know … Continue reading

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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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