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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).

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