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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they 
will be called children of God. - Matthew 5:9 (NIV)

Just before our church’s Christmas celebration, my phone rang. I didn’t recognize the number, so I did not answer the phone. I only sent a text message to the caller, asking who the person was.
A few minutes later, I received a text message back from the caller — who...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, give us patience when we are insulted, and help us to forgive everyone who hurts us. Help us to bring the true meaning of Christmas to everyone around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:43-48

Thought for the Day

With whom will I share the love, peace, and joy of Christmas this year?

Prayer Focus

For peace


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