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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?

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Sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ . . .

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