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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 13

  Sunday Reflection: The Righteousness of Believers In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus made a statement His listeners probably found shocking—He said they wouldn’t enter the kingdom of heaven unless their righteousness “surpasse[d] that of the scribes and Pharisees” … 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 30

  Sunday Reflection: Trusting God to Lead Us To be called children of God means that we earnestly seek His redemption—not just for ourselves but for the whole world. So when Jesus says, “For they shall be called sons of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 23

  Sunday Reflection: The Labor of Peacemaking Peacemaking is proactive work. Seeking justice and reconciliation may require us to enter into conflict, meet needs of the hurting, or provide tangibly for those who lack. (See 2 Corinthians 9:6-8.) Other times … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 16

  Sunday Reflection: The Help of His Grace When we talk about making peace, it’s important to understand that doesn’t imply we are always calm, happy, or even emotionally detached from a situation. Peacemakers understand that finding peace with God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 9

  Sunday Reflection: The Difficulty of Peacemaking Moments after teaching the Beatitudes in His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explained how His followers were to begin the work of making peace: Love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 2

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Peace The Bible reveals to us who God is, and one important aspect of His character is that the Lord loves peace and wants it to fill the earth. Read Jesus’ promise in John’s … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 26

Sunday Reflection: The Promise of His Healing After completing His famous sermon (read Matthew 5-7), Jesus came down from the mountain, and a leper approached, asking to be made clean (Matt. 8:1-3). Under the laws of the time (see Leviticus … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 19

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Transformation In his letter to the Romans, Paul urged the church to be transformed so they could resist the ways of the world and discern God’s will (Rom. 12:1-2). Interestingly, the apostle used the word … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 12

Sunday Reflection: The Lord’s Heart for His People Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, where we find the Beatitudes, wasn’t about how to be more polite or acceptable in society. The Lord wanted to remind His followers that God examines the … Continue reading

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