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To each one the manifestation of the 
Spirit is given for the common good. - 1 Corinthians 12:7 (NIV)

My sister, Bev, is a retired English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, and I am a retired nurse. We have recently 
become involved in meeting the needs of refugees. Trying to meet their needs can be hard work, but we remember that we are following Jesus by serving others....

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for giving us gifts and talents. Help us to use them to honor you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 12:7-31

Thought for the Day

How am I using my gifts to serve God?

Prayer Focus

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