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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 14

Employ Your Spiritual Gift 1 Peter 4:7-11 Spiritual gifts fall into two basic categories: speaking and serving. Neither is more important than the other because both are demonstrations of God’s grace to the church. However, if members are not using … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 4

  God’s Perspective of Our Work Colossians 3:22-25 Workplace conversations often revolve around achievements, recognition and advancement—as well as the energy people put into reaching these goals. Although the culture values a spirit of competition and the drive it takes … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 6

Using Spiritual Gifts 1 Peter 4:7-11 Any person who belongs to Christ has received a spiritual gift for God’s glory and the good of the church. Serving the Lord is not a suggestion but a command. When we waste the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 5

The Holy Spirit’s Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 Look into any healthy church, and you will find believers who are actively serving the Lord as well as some who are not. But Christ’s church was never meant to resemble a sporting … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 31

The Call to Servanthood Galatians 5:13, John 12:26 Three New Testament writers opened their epistles in a similar way: “Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus…” (Rom. 1:1), “Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ…” (2 Peter 1:1), and … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 23

Choosing the Right Building Material 1 Corinthians 3:10-15 A believer’s life is built on the foundation of Jesus Christ. One way to think about this is that every motive, deed, and word is a building material for our spiritual house. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 1

The Family Influence 1 Kings 15:8-34 The environment in which children grow up influences the rest of their life. The family dynamic, particularly parental behavior, impacts their perspective about themselves, others, and the Lord. In today’s reading, for example, consider … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 9

Doing God’s Work God’s Way Zechariah 4:5-7 Zechariah 4 speaks of an approach to serving that will never become stale: All kingdom work that the Father considers valuable takes place through His Holy Spirit—not by means of human power or … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 26

How to Keep Your Enthusiasm “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:11-12 NIV). To reach your goals, you have to figure out … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 11

Three Questions to Manage Your Emotions “From now on, then, you must live the rest of your earthly lives controlled by God’s will and not by human desires” (1 Peter 4:2 GNT). The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:2, “From … Continue reading

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