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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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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”

 On September 19th, attend Emmaus Ministries International Virtual Gathering.