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The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, 
his mercies never come to an end; 
they are new every morning. - Lamentations 3:22-23 (NRSV)

When my friends used to ask, “What’s new in your life?” I didn’t know how to answer. I would think, What is happening in my life that is brand new? What can I tell them?
But one day God gave me a new idea of how to respond. Now, when...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for giving us another day to experience something new. We pray as Jesus taught us, saying, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, niv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-5

Thought for the Day

How can I do something new for God and my neighbor today?

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