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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 5

  Sunday Reflection: The Gift of Seeing God To get the most out of this devotion, set aside time to read the Scripture referenced throughout. Throughout Scripture, we find examples of people who longed to encounter God. Moses sought His … 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 1

The Family Influence 1 Kings 15:8-34 The environment in which children grow up influences the rest of their life. The family dynamic, particularly parental behavior, impacts their perspective about themselves, others, and the Lord. In today’s reading, for example, consider … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 22

Overwhelmed by Problems 2 Timothy 1:1-9 Job described the human condition with these words: “Man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). This was certainly the situation for Timothy, a young pastor trying to protect the church … Continue reading

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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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