IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 18

  Spiritual Shortsightedness Luke 12:13-21 Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a condition in which the eye cannot focus on distant objects. Today this physical defect is easily treatable with corrective lenses. But spiritual myopia is more dangerous because it has consequences throughout eternity. To emphasize the importance of an eternal perspective, Jesus told a story about … Continue reading IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 18

IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 13

  Sunday Reflection: The Righteousness of Believers In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus made a statement His listeners probably found shocking—He said they wouldn’t enter the kingdom of heaven unless their righteousness “surpasse[d] that of the scribes and Pharisees” (Matt. 5:20). The Pharisees were considered the definition of righteous: They were the religious elite, … Continue reading IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 13

IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 9

  God Is in Control of Our Salvation Ephesians 1:3-14 God’s sovereignty extends over all things. He is omniscient (all-knowing), so nothing is hidden from His sight. And since He is omnipotent (all-powerful), no plan of His can be thwarted. Everything in both the natural and spiritual realms—including our salvation—is under His complete control. Since … Continue reading IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 9