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Jesus prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, 
may this cup be taken from me. Yet 
not as I will, but as you will.” - Matthew 26:39 (NIV)

I keep a written copy of the verse quoted above in my wallet because reading it helps me to keep life in perspective. Too many times I have allowed arrogance and pride to dictate how I have approached difficult situations. Treating God’s word like a lucky charm I kept in...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for guiding us through life, especially through challenges and overwhelming circumstances. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 26:36-39

Thought for the Day

I will trust the path that God lays before me.

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