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[Joshua] said to the Israelites, “In the future when your descendants ask their parents, ‘What do these stones mean?’ tell them, ‘Israel crossed the Jordan on dry ground.’” - Joshua 4:21-22 (NIV)

When I finished reading aloud a devotion to a friend, she reached into her coat pocket and pulled out a small, smooth, pink stone. She told me that she always carries it with her as a reminder to pause for reflection during the day — to give thanks to God...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to think of you throughout each day. May we catch glimpses of you and remember your goodness to us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 4:18-24

Thought for the Day

Remembering God’s faithfulness in the past gives me hope for the future.

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