God destined us to be his adopted children 
through Jesus Christ because of his love. This was according to his goodwill and plan. - Ephesians 1:5 (CEB)

I was born the daughter of an unwed teenager who 
decided to give me up for adoption. A couple who had 
always wanted children, but couldn’t have any, decided they wanted to adopt. God answered their prayers when they were granted permission to adopt me. God was watching over me...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, watch over all parents and children. Thank you for adopting us into your family. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Romans 8:14-17

Thought for the Day

Who has shown me God’s unconditional love?

Prayer Focus

Families in the process of adoption


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