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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. - Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

When my wife, Rae, began chemotherapy treatments for the second time in four years, I tried to become content with our situation and rely on God for strength. My daily 
supplication to God 
became, “Please heal her quickly, Lord.” I expected immediate results.I am grateful that the Lord has blessed...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, give us the courage to face the unknown through our faith in you as we pray, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we 
forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matt. 6:9-13, kjv).

Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:26-31

Thought for the Day

I can find strength by trusting God.

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