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Brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord 
Jesus to do this more and more. - 1 Thessalonians 4:1 (NIV)

Some months ago I joined my local church’s prayer shawl ministry and began knitting and crocheting with a group of women. In the early stages of my work with the group, my first few rows would go well, but then I would drop stitches and end up with an uneven...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us the strength to continue serving you even when we don’t get it right the first time. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Thessalonians 4:1-3

Thought for the Day

Being faithful to God requires persistence.

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