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[The Lord] heals the brokenhearted 
and binds up their wounds. - Psalm 147:3 (NIV)

As I waited for the worship service to begin one Sunday morning, I unzipped the cover of my Bible. Inside, I found several funeral cards with photos of people I had known who had gone to be with Jesus: the pastor’s son, a neighbor from just down the road, a...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Comforter, thank you for your grace that holds us close when we feel lost and helpless. May we live so that others will know your comfort for themselves. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalms 147:1-9

Thought for the Day

I am never alone — God is here!

Prayer Focus

Members of my church who 
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God comes to us . . .

"God comes to the woman who feels in exile in her own marriage. To the man who grieves the loss of life dreams. To the child who lives on the street. To the parents who struggle to feed and clothe their children. To the one whose loneliness or depression intensifies every Christmas." Click to watch video.