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IN TOUCH DAILY: FEBRUARY 19

Developing a Tender Heart Ezekiel 36:22-32 The Lord wants to give each of us a “heart of flesh” so we will be responsive to Him. A tender heart assumes the form He desires, much like a lump of clay that … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 27

Go to the Ant Proverbs 6:6-11 If you’ve ever battled ants in your kitchen, you might describe them as stubborn. But to someone struggling to stay on course, these tiny creatures seem determined, or even inspiring. In fact, ants have … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 31

Some time ago Matthew Arnold prophesied that poetry would come to replace religion; and the personal heretics have made this true in a sense which he probably did not foresee. Poetry has, naturally enough, not yet attempted the salvation of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 27

TO GENIA GOELZ, who had asked Lewis for a prayer in her struggle to believe: Lewis’s prayer for a daily increase in obedience and faith. 18 March 1952 Don’t bother at all about that question of a person being ‘made … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 23

How Joseph Trusted God with His Disappointments “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV). Imagine … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 20

Your Gentle yet Powerful Savior “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 4

Walk Securely in Wisdom “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom” (James 3:13 NIV). Have you noticed how common sense isn’t so … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 18

Can You Really Count on God? “Trust the LORD with all your heart, and don’t depend on your own understanding. Remember the LORD in all you do, and he will give you success” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NCV). For most of us, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 5

Restoring Relationships: Fix the Problem, not the Blame “A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire” (Proverbs 15:1 The Message). The fifth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to attack the problem, not the person. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 27

God Smiles When We Obey Wholeheartedly “Just tell me what to do and I will do it, Lord. As long as I live I’ll wholeheartedly obey” (Psalm 119:33-34 TLB). God smiles when we obey him wholeheartedly. That means doing whatever … Continue reading

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