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The psalmist wrote, “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the 
stars, which you have set in place, what is 
mankind that you are mindful of them, 
human beings that you care for them?” - Psalm 8:3-4 (NIV)

One night I was sitting in my room thinking about my problems when my father called me out to the porch. He said, “Look at the sky; there are so many stars. What a beautiful night!” I had never stopped to consider the beauty of the night sky. His statement...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for the beautiful things you have given us to enjoy even in the midst of our troubles. As Jesus taught us, we pray: “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, niv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 19:1-6

Thought for the Day

Today I’ll be on the lookout for God’s unexpected blessings.

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Pastor Harold Stinson was given The Upper Room as a child by his mother. He is now 71 years old and still reads the devotional guide every day but now in large print. He also hosts a daily prayer call and uses the scripture from the meditation as the basis for that call. 

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