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Unless the Lord builds the house, 
the builders labor in vain. - Psalm 127:1 (NIV)

We were on holiday in York, a beautiful, historic city in Northern England, filled with overhanging Elizabethan 
buildings, Georgian and Victorian houses, medieval 
churches, city walls, and Roman remains. During our stay, we observed workmen restoring an old building nearby. Workers came early each morning and set about unloading supplies...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, may we be open to the changes you make so that we can be more effective in your service. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 127:1-2

Thought for the Day

God can restore me and give me new purpose.

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