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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 7

Soldiers for Christ 1 Timothy 6:11-16 In today’s passage, Paul tells a young pastor named Timothy, “Fight the good fight of faith” (1 Timothy 6:12). But this command isn’t limited to pastors; every believer needs to be a faithful soldier … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 22

Our Helper in Prayer John 16:5-15 In the gospel of John, Jesus referred to the Holy Spirit as the Helper whom He would send to enable and instruct believers. One of the Holy Spirit’s responsibilities is to help us in … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 18

A Biblical Pattern for Prayer Matthew 6:9-13 The Lord’s Prayer has been prayed by countless people, but Jesus intended it to be a pattern for praying, not simply a recitation. When we use it as a model and consider what … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 13

Staying on Course Hebrews 12:1-2 The Christian life can be likened to a race with a finish line in eternity. Our goal is to stay on track and run with endurance, but we won’t know the way forward unless we … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 6

Screwtape advises Wormwood on using time to wear down a soul: The Enemy has guarded him from you through the first great wave of temptations. But, if only he can be kept alive, you have time itself for your ally. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 1

TO DON GIOVANNI CALABRIA, who had sent Lewis the Litany of Humility composed by Cardinal Merry del Val: On the danger of being too aware of global worries and of forgetting to help Christ in the people close at hand; … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 5

I am a democrat because I believe that no man or group of men is good enough to be trusted with uncontrolled power over others. And the higher the pretensions of such power, the more dangerous I think it both … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 27

TO MARY NEYLAN: On troughs; on believing as an intellectual assent and as a psychological state; the despair of overcoming chronic temptations; and on how God likes to be asked. Lewis discloses that, at the direction of Father Adams, he … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 19

Are You Going on With Jesus? You are those who have continued with Me in My trials. —Luke 22:28 It is true that Jesus Christ is with us through our temptations, but are we going on with Him through His … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 18

His Temptation and Ours We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. —Hebrews 4:15 Until we are born again, the only kind of … Continue reading

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