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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 4

  Sunday Reflection: Remaining Faithful in Persecution Early Christians were arrested, tortured, and even executed for refusing to worship the Roman emperor and his gods. Perhaps Caesar would have spared their lives if only they’d have been willing to bow … 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: MARCH 27

Jesus’ Temptation: The Peak of Pressure Matthew 4:1-11 The Bible states that after Jesus was baptized, He was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness in order to face temptation by the devil. But why would God direct His … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 28

TO FATHER PETER MILWARD, sj: On the evil of Christian disunity; and on prayer and cooperation in works of charity as the means of reunion. 6 May 1963 Dear Padre, You ask me in effect why I am not a … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 6

Screwtape advises Wormwood on using time to wear down a soul: The Enemy has guarded him from you through the first great wave of temptations. But, if only he can be kept alive, you have time itself for your ally. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 17

Fasnacht was once more proof how little purely intellectual power avail to make a big man. I thought that he had not lived a single one of his theories: he had worked them with his brain but not with his … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 6

How Do You Develop Spiritual Roots? “The seeds that fell on rocky ground are the people who gladly hear the message and accept it. But they don’t have deep roots, and they believe only for a little while. As soon … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 15

Who’s the Real Source of Opposition? “Be humble when you are trying to teach those who are mixed up concerning the truth. For if you talk meekly and courteously to them, they are more likely, with God’s help, to turn … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 5

Let God Tell You What to Give “Honor the Lord by giving him the first part of all your income, and he will fill your barns with wheat and barley and overflow your wine vats with the finest wines” (Proverbs … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 1

The Law and the Gospel Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. —James 2:10 The moral law does not consider our weaknesses as human beings; in fact, it does not … Continue reading

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