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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 28

  Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 15

  Courage in the Lonely Hour 2 Timothy 4:6-18 Today’s passage is about a painful time in Paul’s life. He sat in a prison cell, knowing that death was coming. After devoting his last years to teaching others and sharing … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 16

God Is Always In Control Isaiah 45:1-7 Why do bad things happen? Honestly, it’s a question I can’t answer, but I believe God has a purpose for everything. My faith is in the fact that the Lord is sovereign (Psalm … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 12

Responding to Others’ Failures 2 Timothy 4:9-18 The apostle Paul sacrificed much. He faced hunger, shipwreck, beatings, and imprisonment to carry God’s Word to others. Consequently, he had every reason to expect the men and women he mentored to be … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 11

The Supreme Climb He said, “Take now your son…” —Genesis 22:2 God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 9

Building on the Atonement …present…your members as instruments of righteousness to God. —Romans 6:13 I cannot save and sanctify myself; I cannot make atonement for sin; I cannot redeem the world; I cannot right what is wrong, purify what is … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: FEBRUARY 11

Is Your Mind Stayed on God? You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. —Isaiah 26:3 Is your mind stayed on God or is it starved? Starvation of the mind, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 29

MORNING “Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.” 1 Samuel 7:12 The word “hitherto” seems like a hand pointing in the direction of the past. Twenty years or seventy, and yet, “hitherto the Lord hath helped!” Through poverty, through wealth, through … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 12

MORNING “God is jealous.” Nahum 1:2 Your Lord is very jealous of your love, O believer. Did he choose you? He cannot bear that you should choose another. Did he buy you with his own blood? He cannot endure that … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 5

MORNING “Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar.” Psalm 120:5 As a Christian you have to live in the midst of an ungodly world, and it is of little use for … Continue reading

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