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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 18

  Sunday Reflection: Praying for Persecuted Christians Each year more than 200 million believers around the world suffer for their faith—especially in many parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Where oppressive governments make Christianity illegal, churches are bombed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 16

  Satan’s Strategy John 8:43-44 Deception is Satan’s trademark, and it’s nothing new. The very first book of the Bible tells of his trickery with Eve in the Garden of Eden: He planted seeds of doubt about God’s words by … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 11

  Sunday Reflection: Promises for the Persecuted Persecution is a scary prospect, yet it’s written into the Christian story time and time again. And the way that we think, speak, and pray about suffering for our faith can impact how … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 9

  Living By Conviction Daniel 6 Have you ever wondered what you would do if practicing your faith, witnessing to others, or attending church resulted in persecution or death? Worldwide, many Christians are facing just such a scenario but stick … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 20

  Sunday Reflection: Union With Christ Sharing in Christ’s life means that we experience not only the close relationship He had with His Father but also His suffering. As Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 19

  The Believer’s Valley Experiences Psalm 23 Have you ever had heartache so deep or hardship so difficult that it’s almost impossible to stand? Like a giant wave crashing on the shore, some trials threaten to overwhelm us. We all … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 6

  Sunday Reflection: His Promise in Persecution All around the world, intolerance and persecution of Christians is increasing. And even though we may face discrimination or judgment, the reality for many of us in the West is that we will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 26

  God’s Control and Our Prayers John 14:13-14 Have you ever wondered why we pray if God already knows everything? What do our prayers accomplish? First, communicating with God connects His Spirit and ours. A relationship can’t survive if the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 18

  A Life Focused on Christ Hebrews 12:1-3 A life of strong faith doesn’t happen automatically or without any effort on our part. Although we are not saved by our own endeavors, spiritual growth requires the appropriation of all the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 17

  The Faith to Endure Hebrews 11:24-40 We all love the victorious stories in the “Hall of Faith” of Hebrews 11—enemies are defeated, people are rescued, lions’ mouths are shut, and the dead are raised. But what about those who … Continue reading

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