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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 10

  The Destructive Power of Unforgiveness Ephesians 4:26-32 What is your first response when someone hurts you? Maybe you immediately become angry and want to retaliate. Or perhaps your outward expression doesn’t change, but inside you begin quietly nursing bitterness. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 20

  Fully Alive Colossians 2:9-14 John 10:10 says that through Christ, we are offered a life that’s abundant and fully alive. Yet how many of us would say we’ve fully appropriated that life? Sadly, not many. We tend to define … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 16

  Sunday Reflection: The Help of His Grace When we talk about making peace, it’s important to understand that doesn’t imply we are always calm, happy, or even emotionally detached from a situation. Peacemakers understand that finding peace with God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 13

  Whom Will You Serve? 1 Kings 18:17-40 During the days of King Ahab, Israel was pulled in two directions. Ahab had instituted Baal worship, but Elijah challenged Israel to follow God. When He pressed the people to make up … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 11

Filling the Gaps Genesis 16:1-6 Has God given you a vision that is yet unfulfilled? Has He assigned you a task that is still incomplete, though you’ve done everything you know to do? Waiting periods in our life often prepare … 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 7

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Lovingkindness Throughout the gospels, Jesus challenged the Pharisees to be more loving, just, and merciful. Considered the religious elite of their day, these men had hundreds of rules for living out the laws of the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 2

A Parent’s Positive Influence Colossians 3:23-25 Yesterday we discussed the spiritual impact of mothers and fathers. Today I’d like to mention other areas that are shaped by parental example: relationships, money, and vocation. While these three things don’t directly impact … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 29

The Storms of Life 1 Peter 4:12-19 Why is this happening to me? We’ve probably all asked that question at some point in our life. Perhaps our world was turned upside down by a medical diagnosis, a seemingly insurmountable financial … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 9

Does Prayer Influence God? James 5:13-18 Our heavenly Father chooses to involve the prayers of His children in the outworking of His plan (2 Kings 20:1-6). But what about a circumstance like a friend’s serious illness? Perhaps you wonder, Why … Continue reading

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