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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 2

Sunday Reflection: God’s Blessing in Our Emptiness It’s our natural tendency to fill things when they’re empty. If we buy a new house, we might fill it with furniture to make it feel more like home. At a restaurant, waiters … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 22

MORNING “Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheep.” Hosea 12:12 Jacob, while expostulating with Laban, thus describes his own toil, “This twenty years have I been with thee. That which was torn of beasts I … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 18

MORNING “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” Galatians 5:25 The two most important things in our holy religion are the life of faith and the walk of faith. He who shall rightly understand … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 30

MORNING “And all the children of Israel murmured.” Numbers 14:2 There are murmurers amongst Christians now, as there were in the camp of Israel of old. There are those who, when the rod falls, cry out against the afflictive dispensation. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 19

MORNING “Behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.” Matthew 27:51 No mean miracle was wrought in the rending of so strong and thick a veil; but it was not intended merely … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 14

MORNING “All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head.” Psalm 22:7 Mockery was a great ingredient in our Lord’s woe. Judas mocked him in the garden; the chief priests and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 13

MORNING “A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me.” Song of Solomon 1:13 Myrrh may well be chosen as the type of Jesus on account of its preciousness, its perfume, its pleasantness, its healing, preserving, disinfecting qualities, and its … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 3

MORNING “Therefore, brethren, we are debtors.” Romans 8:12 As God’s creatures, we are all debtors to him: to obey him with all our body, and soul, and strength. Having broken his commandments, as we all have, we are debtors to … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 20

MORNING “Abel was a keeper of sheep.” Genesis 4:2 As a shepherd Abel sanctified his work to the glory of God, and offered a sacrifice of blood upon his altar, and the Lord had respect unto Abel and his offering. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 19

MORNING “I sought him, but I found him not.” Song of Solomon 3:1 Tell me where you lost the company of Christ, and I will tell you the most likely place to find him. Have you lost Christ in the … Continue reading

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