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Faith by itself, if it is not 
accompanied by action, is dead. - James 2:17 (NIV)

While riding through a large city in a developing country, I saw a mother and three children standing knee-deep in a muddy, green river. “Those people are washing clothes,” our driver explained. That family washing clothes amid the polluted canal’s floating debris remains, for me, a poignant scene.
Certainly, such...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, show us those who need compassionate words or actions. Give us the will and the strength to serve them. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 2:14-18

Thought for the Day

When I see someone in need, God calls me to act with compassion.

Prayer Focus

Children in developing countries


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