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“Look, I have set before you an open door, which 
no one is able to shut. I know that you have 
but little power, and yet you have kept my 
word and have not denied my name.” - Revelation 3:8 (NRSV)

One of my favorite television shows from the 1970s 
always opened with the two main characters sitting at a piano singing “Those Were the Days.” As I think about this song, 
I realize that it is easy for us to look back and idolize the “good old days.” But scripture...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, strengthen us to press forward in faith, knowing that you are showing us open doors of opportunity. Lead, guide, and direct us by your Spirit. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 3:12-14

Thought for the Day

Today I will celebrate and embrace what God is doing in my life.

Prayer Focus

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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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