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Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial 
because, having stood the test, that person 
will receive the crown of life that the Lord 
has promised to those who love him. - James 1:12 (NIV)

My wife and I enjoy college sports. The traditions and strong loyalties appeal to us. In all honesty, when our team is winning, being a loyal fan is easy. Nevertheless, we have lived through the prosperous years and the lean years with our team, as any true fan does.
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Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, give us strength that will see us through hard times. Remind us that you are with us and that with you, we cannot lose. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 1:1-12

Thought for the Day

On God’s team, the victory is ours.

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