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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 20

  Sunday Reflection: Union With Christ Sharing in Christ’s life means that we experience not only the close relationship He had with His Father but also His suffering. As Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 18

  Spiritual Shortsightedness Luke 12:13-21 Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a condition in which the eye cannot focus on distant objects. Today this physical defect is easily treatable with corrective lenses. But spiritual myopia is more dangerous because it has consequences … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 17

  Salvation Gifts 1 Peter 1:3-5 Gifts are an expression of love, yet sometimes we take them for granted. This is certainly true when it comes to salvation. Perhaps the reason is that we’ve forgotten how amazing this gift is … 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: AUGUST 22

  The Judgment of Believers 2 Corinthians 5:9-10 What do you feel when you think about standing before the judgment seat of Christ—fear or dread? The apostle John says that if we abide in Christ, then when the Lord appears, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 7

Soldiers for Christ 1 Timothy 6:11-16 In today’s passage, Paul tells a young pastor named Timothy, “Fight the good fight of faith” (1 Timothy 6:12). But this command isn’t limited to pastors; every believer needs to be a faithful soldier … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 3

How Do We Find Favor With God? Titus 3:3-8 Trying to earn the Lord’s favor feels like running a marathon with no finish line, climbing a never-ending mountain, or paddling frantically in the rapids while going nowhere. Such attempts to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 23

Responding to Our Culture 1 Peter 3:13-18 How do you react when you see people being hostile toward Christian beliefs? Do you let your anger simmer, get into an argument on Facebook, or just keep quiet? It’s difficult to know … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 6

A God of Grace John 1:14-18 Imagine receiving a beautifully wrapped gift when there is no special occasion. Inside the package is something very special. Eagerly, you read the card to discover who could have been so generous. To your … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 4

A Nation Gone Astray Isaiah 59 Though Israel had once honored the Lord, it turned away from Him during the days of the prophet Isaiah. Left to their own devices, the people found themselves in chaos and ruin. Much like … Continue reading

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