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In [Jesus Christ] we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance 
with the riches of God’s grace. - Ephesians 1:7 (NIV)

As Christmas approaches I find myself grappling with grace again. For years I have sought to understand the true concept of grace. I love the sound of it — I long to embrace it — but I struggle to fully understand it. Grace says that we do not need to...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for sending your son to take away our sins and for freeing us to live abundantly with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 1:3-7

Thought for the Day

Through God’s grace, I can live life abundantly.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what is it that you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage. 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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