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Who is it that conquers the world but the one 
who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? - 1 John 5:5 (NRSV)

My father always sought to show us real-life stories of how God acts in our lives. One of those stories occurred in 1962, after the beginning of Angola’s liberation struggle, when we were forced to take refuge in the woods far from our fields. One day my father and my...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, in times of distress, help us to remember that our salvation is in you. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-11

Thought for the Day

“What is impossible for mortals is possible for God” (Luke 18:27).

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