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Your sun shall no more go down, or 
your moon withdraw itself; for the Lord 
will be your everlasting light, and your 
days of mourning shall be ended. - Isaiah 60:20 (NRSV)

I once told someone about my struggles with a habitual sin. I asked for advice and support. The response was, 
“Well, if you’re a Christian, you shouldn’t have any trouble controlling your demons.”
I wanted to scream: “That’s not helpful; nor is it true!” We are Christians because we have...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, forgive us. Help us to accept your forgiveness and leave the burden of sin behind. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-7

Thought for the Day

Because God forgives my sins, I can forgive myself.

Prayer Focus

to forgive myself


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