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[Abraham] grew strong in faith and gave glory 
to God. He was fully convinced that God 
was able to do what he promised. - Romans 4:20-21 (CEB)

As I entered high school, I decided that I wanted to be on the school’s wrestling team. When practices started in late October, I realized that the sport would be much harder than I had originally thought. Then, when the official matches began, every time I stepped on the mat,...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to stay true and committed to our faith. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 4:13-25

Thought for the Day

Faith in God requires practice and commitment.

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