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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 14

  Dealing With Guilty Feelings John 5:24-26 Believers in Christ often wrestle with discouragement and shame over past sins. This could then prompt doubt about God’s love, because they feel unworthy to be His child. As a result, their guilty … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 26

Sunday Reflection: The Promise of His Healing After completing His famous sermon (read Matthew 5-7), Jesus came down from the mountain, and a leper approached, asking to be made clean (Matt. 8:1-3). Under the laws of the time (see Leviticus … 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: MAY 13

When a Fellow Christian Stumbles Galatians 6:1-5 One of our responsibilities as part of God’s household is to come alongside a brother or sister who has stumbled. Paul specifies that those “who are spiritual” should restore the fallen, but the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 7

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: What sort of a lover am I to think so much about my affliction and so much less about hers? Even the insane call, ‘Come back,’ is all for my own sake. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 4

Forgive Others Because You Need Forgiveness, Too “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 2

There Is No Excuse Not to Rest “Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest” (Exodus 34:21 NIV). The Bible is filled with instructions about … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 31

MORNING “Renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 A backslider, if there be a spark of life left in him will groan after restoration. In this renewal the same exercise of grace is required as at our conversion. We … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 2

MORNING “But Simon’s wife’s mother lay sick of a fever, and anon they tell him of her.” Mark 1:30 Very interesting is this little peep into the house of the Apostolic Fisherman. We see at once that household joys and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 2

MORNING “Continue in prayer.” Colossians 4:2 It is interesting to remark how large a portion of Sacred Writ is occupied with the subject of prayer, either in furnishing examples, enforcing precepts, or pronouncing promises. We scarcely open the Bible before … Continue reading

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