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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 12

Responding to Others’ Failures 2 Timothy 4:9-18 The apostle Paul sacrificed much. He faced hunger, shipwreck, beatings, and imprisonment to carry God’s Word to others. Consequently, he had every reason to expect the men and women he mentored to be … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 2

Religious but Lost John 3:1-6 Nicodemus would probably be welcome at any church today. He seems an ideal member—principled, knowledgeable, and courteous. And as a Pharisee, he followed strict Jewish rules, which certainly made him religious. However, Nicodemus had serious … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 16

Does He Know Me? He calls his own…by name… —John 10:3 When I have sadly misunderstood Him? (see John 20:11-18). It is possible to know all about doctrine and still not know Jesus. A person’s soul is in grave danger … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 18

The Mystery of Believing He said, “Who are You, Lord?” —Acts 9:5 Through the miracle of redemption, Saul of Tarsus was instantly changed from a strong-willed and forceful Pharisee into a humble and devoted bondservant of the Lord Jesus. There … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JUNE 12

Getting There (2) They said to Him, “Rabbi…where are You staying?” He said to them, “Come and see.” —John 1:38-39 Where our self-interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened. “They…remained with Him that day….” That is about all some … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 6

MORNING “Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst.” John 4:14 He who is a believer in Jesus finds enough in his Lord to satisfy him now, and to content him for evermore. The believer … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 8

MORNING “They weave the spider’s web.” Isaiah 59:5 See the spider’s web, and behold in it a most suggestive picture of the hypocrite’s religion. It is meant to catch his prey: the spider fattens himself on flies, and the Pharisee … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 18

MORNING “They shall go hindmost with their standards.” Numbers 2:31 The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 24

MORNING “Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer.” Psalm 66:20 In looking back upon the character of our prayers, if we do it honestly, we shall be filled with wonder that God has ever answered them. There … Continue reading

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