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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 27

Facing Doubts About Salvation 1 John 3:19-24 Nothing drains spiritual energy like fear. When believers are repeatedly worried about their salvation, anxiety can cloud their thoughts and distract them from God’s purpose for their life. Furthermore, it robs them of … 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 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: APRIL 15

The Danger of a Hardening Heart Psalm 95:1-11 Most of us struggle with a hardened or apathetic heart from time to time, but there is an antidote: recognizing God at work and giving Him thanks. This recipe for a tender … 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: MARCH 28

How to Handle Temptation Ephesians 6:10-17 When Satan tempted Him in the wilderness, the Lord didn’t utter anything without first saying, “It is written.” (See Matt. 4:1-25.) Jesus knew Satan could not stand under the power of God’s Word. Ephesians … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 24

Putting Aside Childish Ways Matthew 6:16-24 Teenagers are known to measure themselves against peers, but I’ve noticed that many adults today also struggle with comparison. Social media platforms make it especially difficult to outgrow this type of thinking. When comparing … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 27

TO GENIA GOELZ, who had asked Lewis for a prayer in her struggle to believe: Lewis’s prayer for a daily increase in obedience and faith. 18 March 1952 Don’t bother at all about that question of a person being ‘made … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 16

On temptation This was the first thing Mark had been asked to do which he himself, before he did it, clearly knew to be criminal. But the moment of his consent almost escaped his notice; certainly, there was no struggle, … Continue reading

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