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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 20

Our Righteousness Ephesians 2:1-10 Anyone who thinks of himself as a pretty good person ought to think again. Ephesians 2:1 says we come into the world spiritually dead—ruled by Satan, his world system, and our own sin nature. From the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 19

Justice and Mercy Romans 3:21-26 The sinful condition of mankind presents us with a dilemma: How can a holy, righteous God forgive us? If He acts justly, every human being would suffer the eternal punishment of His wrath, which their … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 3

  Full of Grace and Truth John 1:14-18 To gain a greater understanding of God’s grace, we need only look at Jesus, who was the personification of grace and truth. Both were perfectly displayed in Him, and neither was ever … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 23

  Judgment Day for Believers 1 Corinthians 3:10-15 Followers of Jesus need not fear judgment day; in fact, Christians can look forward to receiving rewards according to their deeds. But all people would be wise to understand what the Bible … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 27

  Sunday Reflection: Pursuing God’s Will Each of Jesus’ statements in the Beatitudes includes a way of being and a promised result if we embody the trait described. But we’re not meant to pick and choose from the various benefits … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 13

  Sunday Reflection: The Righteousness of Believers In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus made a statement His listeners probably found shocking—He said they wouldn’t enter the kingdom of heaven unless their righteousness “surpasse[d] that of the scribes and Pharisees” … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 8

  God’s Purpose Romans 8:28-30 What is the purpose of life? Throughout human history, people have been trying to answer that question. Books have been written on the subject, and philosophers have postulated many answers. But for Christians, God’s purpose … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 15

  A Life of Faith Hebrews 10:35-39 Some people take their faith for granted, thinking it opened them up to Christian beliefs but has no current relevance. However, the writer of Hebrews says that once we are declared righteous through … Continue reading

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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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