James N. Watkins (Indiana)
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David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.” - 1 Samuel 17:45 (NIV)
When David fought Goliath, he had a choice. He could believe either the taunts of Goliath or the promises of God. Replying to the Philistine with today’s verse, David chose God — and Goliath lost his head.
Every day, we have choices about what messages we will believe: those that...
I can trust in God’s promises today and every day.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”