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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 13

  Prophecies About Jesus 1 Peter 1:10-12 Prophecies about Jesus Christ abound in the Old Testament. However, the men whom God inspired to record them didn’t fully understand what they were writing. To the prophets, who were unable to see … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 11

  Never Take Your Own Revenge Romans 12:14-21 Why do we have such a hard time extending forgiveness to others? Perhaps one reason is that it doesn’t seem right. Justice demands that there be repayment or punishment for wrongdoing. However, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 2

A God We Can Trust Exodus 32:1-14 Many believers worry that God might reject them if they sin too much, fail to read the Bible daily, or displease Him in some other way. But our salvation and trust in God … 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 12

Jesus Christ, Our Judge 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 The Word of God reveals that Jesus Christ will one day judge every person who has ever lived (Acts 10:42). At that time, unbelievers will be exiled from God’s presence, and believers will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 12

The Gift of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35 How can you lift the debt from your debtors if you don’t comprehend your own indebtedness? How can you offer that freedom if you yourself have never received it? One of the biggest obstacles … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 7

God’s Goodness in Discipline Hebrews 12:1-13 When a parent uses negative consequences in disciplining a son or daughter, the child might think, If you really loved me, you wouldn’t ground me. And the truth is, we often feel the same … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 16

Righteous Redemption Romans 3:21-31 Ever since the Garden of Eden, mankind has been tainted by sin. The bad choices we make each day are merely symptoms of the bigger problem—our fleshly nature. But sin has no place in the pure … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 15

Our Loving Friend Romans 5:6-11 Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and many people received cards, gifts, or kind words from friends and family. But human love can’t compare to Jesus’ love, which He demonstrated by dying on the cross for us. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 1

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the meaning of interruptions and real life; on the difficulty of being patient; and on expiating through embracing one’s own sufferings. 20 December 1943 Things are pretty bad here. Minto’s varicose ulcer gets worse and worse, … Continue reading

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