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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 28

How to Handle Temptation Ephesians 6:10-17 When Satan tempted Him in the wilderness, the Lord didn’t utter anything without first saying, “It is written.” (See Matt. 4:1-25.) Jesus knew Satan could not stand under the power of God’s Word. Ephesians … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 26

A Life of Peace Isaiah 26:1-6 Let’s suppose I’ve got a problem that has my stomach in knots with persistent worry. Friends and family try to be understanding, but after a time they grow weary of me taking my anguish … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 22

Praying in a Crisis James 5:13-18 The New King James Version of James 5:16 says “the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” Effective—that is exactly what we want our prayers to be, especially in crisis. Let’s look … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 7

Fueling a Passion for Jesus 2 Peter 1:1-4 Studying the Bible and praying are the first steps to developing a passion for Christ. We need to understand His ways and promises before we can fall deeply in love with Him. … 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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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 21

Praying in Jesus’ Name John 16:23-33 Do you remember the teaching Jesus introduced the night before His death? He told His followers, “Whatever you ask in My name the Father will give you” (John 15:16 NIV, emphasis added). Praying in … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 16

Prudence means practical common sense, taking the trouble to think out what you are doing and what is likely to come of it. Nowadays most people hardly think of Prudence as one of the ‘virtues’. In fact, because Christ said … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 9

I hope no reader will suppose that ‘mere’ Christianity is here put forward as an alternative to the creeds of the existing communions. . . It is more like a hall out of which doors open into several rooms. If … Continue reading

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