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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 17

Biblical Characteristics of Prayer Matthew 6:5-8 Prayer is simply talking with God. Yet with regard to consistency or how to approach Him, we sometimes struggle—especially when we’ve observed other Christians pray and assume theirs must be the “right” way. That’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 5

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Presence Signs of God’s blessing are all around us, but discerning them can be difficult. We tend to think God is moving and blessing us when things are going well—when marriages are thriving, we … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 16

Prudence means practical common sense, taking the trouble to think out what you are doing and what is likely to come of it. Nowadays most people hardly think of Prudence as one of the ‘virtues’. In fact, because Christ said … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 7

An ordinary simple Christian kneels down to say his prayers. He is trying to get into touch with God. But if he is a Christian he knows that what is prompting him to pray is also God: God, so to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 9

IN PRAISE OF SOLID PEOPLE Thank God that there are solid folk Who water flowers and roll the lawn, And sit and sew and talk and smoke, And snore all through the summer dawn. Who pass untroubled nights and days … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 24

The Hidden Life …your life is hidden with Christ in God. —Colossians 3:3 The Spirit of God testifies to and confirms the simple, but almighty, security of the life that “is hidden with Christ in God.” Paul continually brought this … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 26

The “Go” of Reconciliation If you…remember that your brother has something against you… —Matthew 5:23 This verse says, “If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you….” It is not saying, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 7

Prayer in the Father’s House …they found Him in the temple….And He said to them, “…Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?” —Luke 2:46, 49 Our Lord’s childhood was not immaturity waiting to grow into … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 25

Am I Blessed Like This? Blessed are… —Matthew 5:3-11 When we first read the statements of Jesus, they seem wonderfully simple and unstartling, and they sink unnoticed into our subconscious minds. For instance, the Beatitudes initially seem to be merely … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 24

His Nature and Our Motives …unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. —Matthew 5:20 The characteristic of a disciple is not that he does good things, … Continue reading

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