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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 23

  The Burden of Inadequacy Deuteronomy 1:19-36 Because we’re human, we all experience feelings of inadequacy from time to time. But the real issue facing us is not whether we are sufficient for a task, but how we will respond … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 6

  Sunday Reflection: His Promise in Persecution All around the world, intolerance and persecution of Christians is increasing. And even though we may face discrimination or judgment, the reality for many of us in the West is that we will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 11

  Waiting in Faith Hebrews 11:6-16 When I was a young boy, my mother let me plant some seeds in her garden. Although she explained that the plants would take time to appear, when nothing happened after several days, I … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 28

Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 16

Strength for the Lonely Isaiah 41:9-11 Loneliness is a painful emotion that many people fear. Paul knew what it felt like, so his life and letters can offer us encouragement when we’re lonely. Yesterday we saw how the apostle was … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 31

Sunday Reflection: God’s Promise to Satisfy Us As we reflect on satisfying our hunger, thirst, and longing with a view to eternity, it becomes clear that God’s intention isn’t for us to disregard earthly pleasures. The things that bring us … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 24

When Adversity Hits, Look Up Psalm 27:1-14 Where do you go for help when storms come into your life? Trouble has a way of drawing our focus downward to the immediate situation rather than upward to the Lord, who reigns … 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 22

Sunday Reflection: His Comfort in Our Mourning The Bible is full of stories about people who are hurting. In Psalm 22, the writer cries, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1). When immersed in hurt or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 20

Trusting God With Your Finances Proverbs 3:5-10 Yesterday we learned about the Lord’s plan for financial security: giving back to Him the first part of our earnings. For many of us, however, that’s hard to put into practice. The thought … Continue reading

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