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You received a Spirit that shows you are 
adopted as [God’s] children. With this 
Spirit we cry, “Abba, Father.” - Romans 8:15 (CEB)

As part of a Bible lesson, I gave each child a folded slip of paper with a word written on it, indicating how God sees him or her — loved, redeemed, forgiven, valued, and precious, to name a few. As each word was read aloud, the children smiled and occasionally...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for loving us enough to make us a permanent part of your family. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 4:1-7

Thought for the Day

God has chosen me.

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