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Paul wrote, “To me, to live is 
Christ, and to die is gain.” - Philippians 1:21 (NIV)

My good friend Glenn had been diagnosed with leukemia and hospitalized for chemotherapy treatments. As I drove to visit him, I wondered how the visit would go. I have made other trips to see friends who have been hospitalized unexpectedly, and sometimes the visits are difficult. People reacting to the...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for the comfort and peace you provide in times of trouble. Help us to share the good news of your love and grace with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 1:18-30

Thought for the Day

God says, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” (Heb. 13:5).

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