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Why do you look for the living among the 
dead? He is not here; he has risen! - Luke 24:5-6 (NIV)

When we look at the first Easter, we see that everyone 
except Jesus had expectations that were not fulfilled. Peter expected to remain loyal 
to Jesus. King Herod 
expected Jesus to perform a miracle. Pilate expected the mob to free Jesus rather than Barabbas. (See Luke 22–23.) The Jewish leaders...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, we can never fully understand your ways, but we know you love us more than we can comprehend. Help us respond to your love and trust you in all circumstances. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 103:1-12

Thought for the Day

I live by faith, not by sight. (See 2 Cor. 5:7.)

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