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Let us run with perseverance the race marked 
out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the 
pioneer and perfecter of faith. - Hebrews 12:1-2 (NIV)

At age 16, when I joined a six-week bicycle trip through Holland, England, and France, I found Holland manageable, but England’s hills were overwhelming. I hadn’t properly trained for 
bicycling 30-50 miles daily. I was often alone and lagging behind, especially on the steep climbs. When my travel companions stopped...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for opportunities to practice perseverance. Help us to become more steadfast so that we will mature in our faith. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 12:1-10

Thought for the Day

I’m able to go the distance with God as my strength.

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