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We have this hope as an anchor 
for the soul, firm and secure. - Hebrews 6:19 (NIV)

I never thought about the absolute necessity of an anchor until I stood aboard a 1935, 45-foot, double-masted sailing vessel watching dark storm clouds roll in above the Chesapeake Bay. The clouds obscured the sun’s light from above, as choppy seas tossed us about. In the midst of that storm,...

Today's Prayer
Father God, when the storms of life are raging, help us to remember that we can trust you to be our anchor, holding us securely through every storm. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

“God is our refuge and strength” (Ps. 46:1).

Prayer Focus

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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