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The Lord says, “See, the former things have taken place, and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you.” - Isaiah 42:9 (NIV)

Scientists once thought that all mammals give live birth, that no mammal lays eggs. Then they explored Australian waterways and discovered the duck-billed platypus. The platypus not only astounded zoologists with its beaver-like tail and duck bill, but it also became the only known warm-blooded, fur-covered mammal that lays eggs....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us the courage to step out and trust you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 42:9-16

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