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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 12

  The Desires of Your Heart Psalm 37:1-6 Context is important to our understanding of God’s Word and His ways. But I repeatedly hear one promise quoted without consideration of surrounding ideas that explain it. People often tell me, “God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 26

  God’s Control and Our Prayers John 14:13-14 Have you ever wondered why we pray if God already knows everything? What do our prayers accomplish? First, communicating with God connects His Spirit and ours. A relationship can’t survive if the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 3

How Do We Find Favor With God? Titus 3:3-8 Trying to earn the Lord’s favor feels like running a marathon with no finish line, climbing a never-ending mountain, or paddling frantically in the rapids while going nowhere. Such attempts to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 22

Our Helper in Prayer John 16:5-15 In the gospel of John, Jesus referred to the Holy Spirit as the Helper whom He would send to enable and instruct believers. One of the Holy Spirit’s responsibilities is to help us in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 21

A Thirst for God Psalm 63:1-8 In Psalm 63, David wrote, “You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You.” God wants us to seek Him and have a loving bond with Him, as David … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 14

Changing Doubt to Trust Psalm 19:7-11 On occasion, every believer faces moments of doubt. Perhaps a prayer goes unanswered, or our obedience is met with worsening circumstances. Or maybe someone’s criticism makes us question our ability to carry out God’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 8

The Slow Burn of Insecurity Romans 8:33-39 How would you answer if someone were to ask, “Do you feel good about yourself?” Would your thoughts be filled with self-doubt and second-guessing, or would you be able to stand tall and … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 20

God’s Definition of Success Psalm 25:1-5 How would you define success? Though much of the world considers power and prosperity to be the highest of goals, God desires a different yearning in His children. From the Lord’s standpoint, success means … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 19

Prayer and Forgiveness Matthew 6:14-15 The Lord’s Prayer teaches that we should ask God to forgive us as we have forgiven those who have sinned against us (Matt. 6:12). Today’s passage expands on that idea with a warning that if … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 18

A Biblical Pattern for Prayer Matthew 6:9-13 The Lord’s Prayer has been prayed by countless people, but Jesus intended it to be a pattern for praying, not simply a recitation. When we use it as a model and consider what … Continue reading

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