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Paul wrote, “I am not saying this because I am 
in need, for I have learned to be content 
whatever the circumstances.” - Philippians 4:11 (NIV)

After my first few months working overseas — struggling with learning a new language and experiencing a culture very different from my own — I was beginning to have a negative attitude. Then the Holy Spirit brought to mind my last training session 
for this work. I looked 
up the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to trust you and be content, knowing that your deep love for us will see us through. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 11:16-33

Thought for the Day

I can overcome any difficulty with God’s help.

Prayer Focus

Someone moving to a new country


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