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Jesus spoke to his Father, “My prayer is not for 
them alone. I pray also for those who will 
believe in me through their message.” - John 17:20 (NIV)

Each time I hear the song, “Somebody Prayed for Me,”* I remember a special woman, a servant of God, who prayed for me during a time when I was rebelling against God. I also think about today’s scripture reading, when Jesus prayed for those who would believe in him because...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for welcoming us with open arms and for the many prayers of intercession offered by those who care about us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 17:20-26

Thought for the Day

My prayers can make a difference in others’ lives.

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