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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 21

MORNING “If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.” 1 Peter 2:3 If:–then, this is not a matter to be taken for granted concerning every one of the human race. “If:”–then there is a possibility and a … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 5

MORNING “On him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.” Luke 23:26 We see in Simon’s carrying the cross a picture of the work of the Church throughout all generations; she is the cross-bearer after Jesus. … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 30

MORNING “He was numbered with the transgressors.” Isaiah 53:12 Why did Jesus suffer himself to be enrolled amongst sinners? This wonderful condescension was justified by many powerful reasons. In such a character he could the better become their advocate. In … 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: NOVEMBER 17

Obedient to God Acts 5:27-42 Sometimes obeying the Lord is difficult and costly. In some areas of the world, Christians are even persecuted for their faith. When Peter and the apostles were ordered to stop teaching about Jesus, they appealed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 18

  Sunday Reflection: Praying for Persecuted Christians Each year more than 200 million believers around the world suffer for their faith—especially in many parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Where oppressive governments make Christianity illegal, churches are bombed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 16

  Satan’s Strategy John 8:43-44 Deception is Satan’s trademark, and it’s nothing new. The very first book of the Bible tells of his trickery with Eve in the Garden of Eden: He planted seeds of doubt about God’s words by … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 6

  Sunday Reflection: His Promise in Persecution All around the world, intolerance and persecution of Christians is increasing. And even though we may face discrimination or judgment, the reality for many of us in the West is that we will … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 23

Responding to Our Culture 1 Peter 3:13-18 How do you react when you see people being hostile toward Christian beliefs? Do you let your anger simmer, get into an argument on Facebook, or just keep quiet? It’s difficult to know … Continue reading

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