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The psalmist wrote, “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.” - Psalm 51:10 (NRSV)

I conducted the Christmas morning service at a country church in New South Wales. Following the service, I was greeting the people at the door. A neatly dressed young man with long blond hair greeted me by calling me “Mr. Mac.” I did not recognize him and he said, “Have...

Today's Prayer
Dear God of compassion, help us to see the potential you see in others and to be an example for those around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 10:1-8

Thought for the Day

Today I will thank someone who shaped my faith.

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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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