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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 22

  Our Great High Priest Hebrews 7:23-28 When you feel convicted about a particular sin, how do you react? Do you mourn with regret for days? Many Christians act as though God’s desire is for them to continually wallow in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 21

  The Need for a Sacrifice Hebrews 10:1-4 Have you ever read about sacrifice in the Old Testament and wondered what it was for? The only payment for sin is death (Rom. 6:23), and the Lord graciously allowed animals to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 4

Living in God’s Favor Romans 6 Once we have received the favor of God through salvation, does it matter how we behave? Today’s passage responds with an emphatic yes. After receiving God’s gracious salvation, we are not to continue acting … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 13

The Struggle With Doubt James 1:5-8 To trust that biblical promises are true requires faith. According to Hebrews 11:1, faith is “confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” (NIV). At salvation, we believed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 9

Choosing Eternal Life Romans 1:15-23 Let’s start with the bad news: We are all born physically alive but dead to the things of God. Every one of us starts existence in a condition of sinfulness that separates us from the … 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: MAY 21

Momentary Pleasure Genesis 25:19-34 Decisions have consequences. That can be a good thing, but at times we end up dealing with lifelong repercussions. Then we look back and wish our decision had been wiser. For example, in exchange for a … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 20

Where Love and Justice Meet Romans 3:21-26 The Lord can’t have a dilemma, but if He could, it would be this: How can a loving God justly forgive sinners? Although God loves the people He created, He can’t ignore, excuse, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 18

The Cross: The Heart of Christianity 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 The cross has become the symbol of Christianity, but it’s so much more than a mere piece of jewelry worn around the neck. The crucifixion of Christ is a central doctrine … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 8

Spreading the Good News Acts 14:19-23 Saul of Tarsus, the zealous persecutor of Christians, underwent a radical transformation and became a passionate follower of Christ. Later known as Paul, he dedicated his time, energy, and talent to spreading the gospel … Continue reading

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