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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 23

  Sunday Reflection: The Labor of Peacemaking Peacemaking is proactive work. Seeking justice and reconciliation may require us to enter into conflict, meet needs of the hurting, or provide tangibly for those who lack. (See 2 Corinthians 9:6-8.) Other times … 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 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 glory … 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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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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