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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 24

All That Is in the World 1 John 2:15-17 John warns us not to love the world or the things in it. But what is the world? The apostle isn’t talking about the material realm, so there’s no need to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 1

Protection From Pride 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 One of the benefits of adversity is that it challenges our pride. Paul experienced this kind of intervention through what he called “a thorn in the flesh,” and the Lord used it to hone … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 7

Worthy of Our Praise Revelation 5:1-14 In John’s vision, angels surround the throne in heaven and sing, “Worthy is the Lamb!” From the apostle’s glimpse into the heavenly realm, it was clear that the Lord rules over earthly kings—even over … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 5

Getting Our Attention Through Adversity 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 When facing adversity or hardship, some Christians ask, “Why is this happening to me?” Others think they are being really spiritual when they suffer in silence or say things like, “God knows … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 27

Too Good for Salvation? Ephesians 2:1-10 When Jesus walked this earth, one group of people consistently refused Him—the Pharisees. The most outwardly righteous people of that day couldn’t see themselves as sinners. These religious leaders assumed they had no need … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 11

Unconditional Surrender James 4:1-10 Sometimes we’re amazed by a believer’s perseverance and confidence in God’s promises. With such people, we often sense a spiritual abundance that many of us wish we had. So, how do we get that? By following … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 2

On fasting The problem about avoiding our own pain admits a similar solution. Some ascetics have used self-torture. As a layman, I offer no opinion on the prudence of such a regimen; but I insist that, whatever its merits, self-torture … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 29

On The Fall The doctrine of the Fall (both of man and of some “gods,” “eldils” or “angels”) is the only satisfactory explanation. Evil begins, in a universe where all was good, from free will, which was permitted because it … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 3

On death On the one hand Death is the triumph of Satan, the punishment of the Fall, and the last enemy. Christ shed tears at the grave of Lazarus and sweated blood in Gethsemane: the Life of Lives that was … Continue reading

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