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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 29

The Storms of Life 1 Peter 4:12-19 Why is this happening to me? We’ve probably all asked that question at some point in our life. Perhaps our world was turned upside down by a medical diagnosis, a seemingly insurmountable financial … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 27

Life’s Passing Storms Psalm 107:23-32 Everyone experiences storms in life—occasions that bring pain, suffering, or loss. It’s in turbulent times that all sorts of questions come to mind: Where is God? Why has this happened? Was it something I did? … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 5

Getting Our Attention Through Adversity 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 When facing adversity or hardship, some Christians ask, “Why is this happening to me?” Others think they are being really spiritual when they suffer in silence or say things like, “God knows … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 4

Advancing Through Adversity Philippians 3:7-11 One of the hardest things for Christians to understand is how to find joy in suffering. Yet we know it can be done, because James tells us, “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 1

Right Relationships Proverbs 27:17 Becoming a godly person is a worthy goal for every believer. We know prayer and Bible study are essential in achieving this objective, but did you know that having right relationships is also a critical element … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 29

Where the Battle Is Won Matthew 26:36-56 In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus wrestled with the knowledge that He would die on the cross, bearing the weight of our sin and being spiritually separated from the Father. Jesus got alone … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 6

Is God Always Good? Romans 11:33-36 Because God’s thoughts are so much higher than ours, we don’t always see His goodness in painful situations. We ask, If God is good, why do bad things happen to us? Or, Why is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 22

Sunday Reflection: His Comfort in Our Mourning The Bible is full of stories about people who are hurting. In Psalm 22, the writer cries, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1). When immersed in hurt or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 16

Righteous Redemption Romans 3:21-31 Ever since the Garden of Eden, mankind has been tainted by sin. The bad choices we make each day are merely symptoms of the bigger problem—our fleshly nature. But sin has no place in the pure … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 11

When Others Fail Us Isaiah 43:1-7 As humans, we all sin. Every one of us has frailties and periods of suffering. Often when difficulties arise, we turn to loved ones for comfort. But these people are human, too, and they’re … Continue reading

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