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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, 
plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

What should have been one of the happiest days of my life ended up being one of the loneliest. Eight days before my graduation from seminary, my wife decided she didn’t want to be married any more. I felt hopeless. When I met my parents on the day before graduation,...

Today's Prayer
Holy God, thank you for loving us and wanting the best for us. Help us to trust you even when life looks bleak. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:10-14

Thought for the Day

God loves me and wants good things for me.

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