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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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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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