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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
Psalm 147:1-9

Thought for the Day

I am never alone — God is here!

Prayer Focus

Members of my church who 
 have died this year

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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE