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When these things begin to take place, stand 
up and raise your heads, because your 
redemption is drawing near. - Luke 21:28 (NRSV)

News of chaos in communities around the world tempts me to live in fear. Threats of violent attacks, natural disasters, war, disease, famine, and financial crises alarm me. When I have faced one fear, another takes its place. I wonder, How can I protect myself? How can I overcome my...

Today's Prayer
Lord Jesus, thank you for your constant presence. Give us the strength to look to you first when we experience threats to our well-being. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 21:25-28

Thought for the Day

I will remember to keep Jesus first at all times.

Prayer Focus

Those living with constant fear


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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