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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 28

  Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense … 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 … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 17

  Biblical Characteristics of Prayer Matthew 6:5-8 Prayer is simply talking with God. Yet with regard to consistency or how to approach Him, we sometimes struggle—especially when we’ve observed other Christians pray and assume theirs must be the “right” way. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 9

Does Prayer Influence God? James 5:13-18 Our heavenly Father chooses to involve the prayers of His children in the outworking of His plan (2 Kings 20:1-6). But what about a circumstance like a friend’s serious illness? Perhaps you wonder, Why … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 17

Jesus Is Alive and Active Hebrews 10:10-14 Have you ever wondered what Jesus is doing, now that He’s in heaven? Today’s passage tells us that He is sitting at God’s right hand. It might make us wonder what He’s doing … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 26

Recognizing God’s Handiwork Psalm 33:3-11 Sometimes it’s hard to understand what God is doing in your life, but over time I’ve learned that we can identify His fingerprints in several ways: First, the work God does is creative and powerful. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 14

Living Out Our Unity in Christ Ephesians 4:9-16 Jesus knew the importance of unity in the church, and in one of His last recorded prayers, He asked the Father for it three times (John 17:11; John 17:20-23).To honor Jesus’ prayer, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 22

The Power of Jesus’ Name John 14:13 Yesterday we read how praying in Jesus’ name affirms our relationship with Christ and our direct access to the Father. It also declares our … Authority to Petition God. Christ sits at the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 14

Our prayers for others flow more easily than those we offer on our own behalf. And it would be nice to accept your view that this just shows we are made to live by charity. I’m afraid, however, I detect … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 5

When we are praying about the result, say, of a battle or a medical consultation the thought will often cross our minds that (if only we knew it) the event is already decided one way or the other. I believe … Continue reading

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