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If we walk in the light as [God] himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. - 1 John 1:7 (NRSV)

At the end of our Christmas Eve service, each person lights the candle of the next person in the pew, symbolically sharing the light of Christ. It is a moving sight when each person holds a glowing candle in the darkened sanctuary. This past Christmas Eve, as I watched the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for showing us each day how to receive and reflect the light of Christ. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:14-16

Thought for the Day

What is keeping me from shining the light of Christ to others?

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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