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Just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ. - 2 Corinthians 1:5 (NIV)

I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh in April 2013 when the Rana Plaza building collapsed killing 1,100 people — most of them women. I reluctantly decided not to join the search for the bodies because I knew I would slow down the search-and-rescue process. I felt so frustrated that I couldn’t...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for granting us your comfort in times of sorrow. Help us to comfort those who are in pain. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:3-7

Thought for the Day

I will trust in God’s comfort so I can share it with others.

Prayer Focus

The people of Bangladesh


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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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