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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 14

MORNING “Delight thyself also in the Lord.” Psalm 37:4 The teaching of these words must seem very surprising to those who are strangers to vital godliness, but to the sincere believer it is only the inculcation of a recognized truth. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 20

Our Righteousness Ephesians 2:1-10 Anyone who thinks of himself as a pretty good person ought to think again. Ephesians 2:1 says we come into the world spiritually dead—ruled by Satan, his world system, and our own sin nature. From the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 19

Justice and Mercy Romans 3:21-26 The sinful condition of mankind presents us with a dilemma: How can a holy, righteous God forgive us? If He acts justly, every human being would suffer the eternal punishment of His wrath, which their … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 22

  Reassurance About Judgment 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 The Bible describes two kinds of judgments—one for those who don’t have a relationship with Jesus Christ and one for those who do. For believers, judgment is an evaluation of the person’s life. … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 13

  Prophecies About Jesus 1 Peter 1:10-12 Prophecies about Jesus Christ abound in the Old Testament. However, the men whom God inspired to record them didn’t fully understand what they were writing. To the prophets, who were unable to see … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 11

  Never Take Your Own Revenge Romans 12:14-21 Why do we have such a hard time extending forgiveness to others? Perhaps one reason is that it doesn’t seem right. Justice demands that there be repayment or punishment for wrongdoing. However, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 2

A God We Can Trust Exodus 32:1-14 Many believers worry that God might reject them if they sin too much, fail to read the Bible daily, or displease Him in some other way. But our salvation and trust in God … Continue reading

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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 of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 12

Jesus Christ, Our Judge 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 The Word of God reveals that Jesus Christ will one day judge every person who has ever lived (Acts 10:42). At that time, unbelievers will be exiled from God’s presence, and believers will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 12

The Gift of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35 How can you lift the debt from your debtors if you don’t comprehend your own indebtedness? How can you offer that freedom if you yourself have never received it? One of the biggest obstacles … Continue reading

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