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The prayer of a righteous person is 
powerful and effective. - James 5:16 (NIV)

Recently my wife, Joyce, went through a difficult time 
with serious health issues. We made a trip to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to deal with one specific health 
concern. However, while the medical staff was preparing to respond, they discovered other serious medical problems. The result was that...

Today's Prayer
All-knowing God, we thank you for hearing the prayers of your people. Help us to realize that there is much power in prayer. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 5:13-16

Thought for the Day

Today I will add my prayers to those of others.

Prayer Focus

those experiencing serious 
health issues


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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