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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 26

  The Difference Between Wants and Needs Psalm 34:8-10 Sometimes we confuse wants and needs. We can become so focused on our wants that they feel critical to our well-being. Then, when God doesn’t meet our “need,” we get angry … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 16

  Strength for the Lonely Isaiah 41:9-11 Loneliness is a painful emotion that many people fear. Paul knew what it felt like, so his life and letters can offer us encouragement when we’re lonely. Yesterday we saw how the apostle … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 31

Sunday Reflection: God’s Promise to Satisfy Us As we reflect on satisfying our hunger, thirst, and longing with a view to eternity, it becomes clear that God’s intention isn’t for us to disregard earthly pleasures. The things that bring us … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 19

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Discernment It feels good to have the final word in an argument, but that sense of satisfaction doesn’t last very long. Usually, everyone involved ends up feeling bad. In such situations, meekness is possible only … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 5

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Gentleness Modern life constantly bombards us with messages that say happiness depends on working hard to get every single thing we desire. It urges and even commands us to aggressively pursue satisfaction, sometimes at any … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 27

Two Gates, Two Ways Matthew 7:13-14 The broad path is easy to find. In fact, unless you make a conscious choice to avoid it, that’s where you’ll find yourself walking. Most people like this wide road because it’s comfortable, fairly … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 6

A Passion to Know Christ Philippians 3:3-12 Claiming to know someone usually means we know facts about the person or simply are aware he or she exists. Unfortunately, that is how too many Christians “know” Jesus Christ—they’re aware He is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 4

Why God Closes Doors Jeremiah 10:21-24 A blocked opportunity can be a useful tool for teaching. God wants to mold us into His image, and He can use anything—including something we desire—to do so. Closed doors prevent mistakes. Just because … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 24

Knowing God Philippians 3:8-14 It is possible for a husband to live with his wife for 50 years, eat at the same table, and share the same routine but never really understand her. In the same way, we can attend … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 1

Enjoying Life Ecclesiastes 2:1-23 King Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived (1 Kings 3:12), and he was also blessed with wealth and power. Studying and exploring were passions of his, and Ecclesiastes 2 tells us he indulged in … Continue reading

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