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Paul wrote, “Encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” - 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)

One day I received a letter from someone who was unknown to me. As I read through it, I found it was regarding an article I wrote that was published in a Christian magazine. Handwritten and four pages long, the letter was from one of my readers. He was 93...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to encourage others as they seek to grow in faith and know you more fully. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

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