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[The Lord your God] will never leave
 you nor forsake you. - Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)

As a 20-year-old Bible school graduate, I kissed my parents goodbye and went to teach the Bible in Southeast Asia. I had planned the whole adventure on my own and was traveling by myself for the entire summer. I was thrilled — that is, until my first day in-country when...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father God, thank you for comforting us with your words in scripture that remind us of your faithful presence. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:31-39

Thought for the Day

I am never alone because God is with me.

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