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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 15

Sunday Reflection: Preserving What Is Good Throughout history, Christians have contributed to every industry and creative pursuit—from music and philosophy to science and business. And churches and followers of Christ have played an important part in preserving great works of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 8

Sunday Reflection: Tasting and Seeing When Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, He was by the Sea of Galilee—a region known for fishing. The people around Him would have been familiar with the practice of curing with salt to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 6

A Divine Perspective for Prayer Ephesians 1:15-23 Scripture says to pray about everything (Phil. 4:6), but in bringing our petitions, it’s also important to maintain a divine perspective. Paul, for example, kept God’s character in the forefront of his thinking … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 6

  Prayer for the Church Colossians 1:1-8 Although we’re usually quick to bring God our own requests and the needs of loved ones, we must also remember to pray for our local churches. If you’re not sure where to start, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 27

  Sunday Reflection: Pursuing God’s Will Each of Jesus’ statements in the Beatitudes includes a way of being and a promised result if we embody the trait described. But we’re not meant to pick and choose from the various benefits … 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 5

  True Greatness Matthew 20:20-28 There is a great contrast between the world’s value system and the Lord’s. The danger for believers is that we can easily slip into the culture’s way of thinking without realizing that our perspective is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 25

  The Path to Success Colossians 3:5-10 God’s way is often contrary to the world’s. Our culture says, “Don’t let anyone push you around,” but Jesus teaches that it is the merciful, the meek, and the peacemakers who are successful … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 24

All That Is in the World 1 John 2:15-17 John warns us not to love the world or the things in it. But what is the world? The apostle isn’t talking about the material realm, so there’s no need to … 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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