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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 18

  Sunday Reflection: Praying for Persecuted Christians Each year more than 200 million believers around the world suffer for their faith—especially in many parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Where oppressive governments make Christianity illegal, churches are bombed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 4

  Sunday Reflection: Remaining Faithful in Persecution Early Christians were arrested, tortured, and even executed for refusing to worship the Roman emperor and his gods. Perhaps Caesar would have spared their lives if only they’d have been willing to bow … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 6

Using Spiritual Gifts 1 Peter 4:7-11 Any person who belongs to Christ has received a spiritual gift for God’s glory and the good of the church. Serving the Lord is not a suggestion but a command. When we waste the … 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: JUNE 25

Feasting on the Word 1 Peter 2:2-3 Have you ever watched an infant eat? A baby clutches the bottle, smacks his lips, and makes noises of contentment. He thoroughly enjoys his milk. But there comes a time when milk doesn’t … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 29

The Storms of Life 1 Peter 4:12-19 Why is this happening to me? We’ve probably all asked that question at some point in our life. Perhaps our world was turned upside down by a medical diagnosis, a seemingly insurmountable financial … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 19

God’s Plan of Crucifixion Acts 2:22-36 Who was responsible for Jesus’ crucifixion? Though both the Jews and the Romans played a role in putting Him on the cross, God was the one who had already planned His Son’s death as … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 4

Advancing Through Adversity Philippians 3:7-11 One of the hardest things for Christians to understand is how to find joy in suffering. Yet we know it can be done, because James tells us, “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 4

A Training Course in Obedience Luke 5:1-11 In today’s passage, Peter’s initial interaction with Christ seems unimportant. We assume Jesus asked Peter for the use of his boat, which meant that the weary fisherman put aside his cleanup duties in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 16

Obeying God Luke 8:19-25 Peter was a professional fisherman. He knew how to gauge weather conditions, where to cast nets for the likeliest haul, and when to end an unproductive session. Because of his expertise, he may have silently questioned … Continue reading

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