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Confess your sins to each other. - James 5:16 (NIV)

Early one morning, an elderly neighbor rang my doorbell. “Fetch your Bible,” he said. “Read James 5:16. What it says is what I have come to do.”
I was amazed! This man was a retired headmaster and a community leader. He was respected as an exemplary Christian who held weekly...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for understanding our frailty and bearing our burdens. Strengthen us as we listen and pray for others. As Jesus taught us, we pray, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil” (Luke 11:2-4, kjv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 5:13-16

Thought for the Day

By confessing my sins, I open myself to Christ’s forgiveness.

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