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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 3

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Righteousness Jesus speaks about righteousness many times in the Sermon on the Mount—from pursuing it to being persecuted because of it (Matt. 5:6; Matt. 5:10; Matt. 5:20). We can easily think of pursuing righteousness in … 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: APRIL 20

Does God Have Favorites? James 2:18-23 God doesn’t play favorites. He makes choices and decrees, but Scripture repeatedly testifies to His impartiality (Deut. 10:17; Rom. 2:11; Col. 3:25). Sometimes, though, it doesn’t seem that way. Look at the nation of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 30

The Lamb of God John 1:19-29 From the beginning, God has dealt with sin through the shedding of blood. When mankind’s first act of disobedience was committed, the Lord Himself instituted the sacrificial system: He killed an animal and used … 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 22

Praying in a Crisis James 5:13-18 The New King James Version of James 5:16 says “the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” Effective—that is exactly what we want our prayers to be, especially in crisis. Let’s look … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 11

When We Are Fearful Isaiah 41:8-20 Throughout the Bible, God encourages us not to be afraid or anxious, because as His children, we have no basis for fear. Of course, there are reasons to be cautious about what we do … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 9

What You Believe Shapes Your Life “When the foundations of life are undermined, what can a righteous person do?” (Psalm 11:3 GW) What we believe about the world around us shapes everything about our lives. I’ve shared this with you … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 26

Change Requires Honest Community “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 25

Change Requires the Holy Spirit “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, … Continue reading

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