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Who is wise and understanding among you? 
Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done 
in the humility that comes from wisdom. - James 3:13 (NIV)

A few days a week I volunteer in our church library. I often see a certain man walking down the hall with a screwdriver or a drill or a sander in his hand.
When I ask him what he is doing he says, “Oh, I noticed that this needed to...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to appreciate small acts of service done in your name by people who often go unrecognized. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 1:14-17

Thought for the Day

Whose acts of Christian service can I recognize today?

Prayer Focus

People who serve in humble ways


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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