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Jesus called in a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!” - John 11:43 (NIV)

On a trip to Israel, I visited the gravesite that many people think is Lazarus’s tomb. It was a somber but hopeful experience. Being in that place brought to mind the death of my own brother Dana years before. I recalled the feeling of 
disbelief as my father announced to...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for giving us hope even when we are facing death. We joyfully receive your gift of abundant life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 11:38-44

Thought for the Day

Resurrection gives hope in the face of death.

Prayer Focus

Someone who is facing death


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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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