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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 18

  Spiritual Shortsightedness Luke 12:13-21 Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a condition in which the eye cannot focus on distant objects. Today this physical defect is easily treatable with corrective lenses. But spiritual myopia is more dangerous because it has consequences … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 13

  Whom Will You Serve? 1 Kings 18:17-40 During the days of King Ahab, Israel was pulled in two directions. Ahab had instituted Baal worship, but Elijah challenged Israel to follow God. When He pressed the people to make up … 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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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 24

Putting Aside Childish Ways Matthew 6:16-24 Teenagers are known to measure themselves against peers, but I’ve noticed that many adults today also struggle with comparison. Social media platforms make it especially difficult to outgrow this type of thinking. When comparing … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 10

Our Heavenly Inheritance 1 Peter 1:1-9 Do you have too much stuff? If you’re like most people, the answer is yes. The problem is that whatever we accumulate demands our time and attention. It must be obtained, maintained, organized, and … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 17

Life Is About Relationship, Not Acquisition “But as for me, my contentment is not in wealth but in seeing you and knowing all is well between us. And when I awake in heaven, I will be fully satisfied, for I … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 18

Your Integrity Shows Your Faithfulness “Whoever is faithful in small matters will be faithful in large ones; whoever is dishonest in small matters will be dishonest in large ones” (Luke 16:10 GNT). A common saying today is that “what you … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 28

The “Go” of Unconditional Identification Jesus…said to him, “One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor…and come, take up the cross, and follow Me.” —Mark 10:21 The rich young ruler had the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 18

His Temptation and Ours We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. —Hebrews 4:15 Until we are born again, the only kind of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 21

The Doorway to the Kingdom Blessed are the poor in spirit… —Matthew 5:3 Beware of thinking of our Lord as only a teacher. If Jesus Christ is only a teacher, then all He can do is frustrate me by setting … Continue reading

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