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The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and 
thou shalt know that the Lord of hosts 
hath sent me unto you. - Zechariah 4:9 (KJV)

I recently got a new job at an agricultural research institution. When I first started, the job was challenging, and my motivation was low because it was a new field of work for me. The requirements for promotion include writing and publishing research papers.
On many occasions, I have started...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, help us to finish the works of our hands by your grace. May we never leave undone the work you have given to us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 2:1-3

Thought for the Day

God has given me work to do, and with God’s help, I will finish it.

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