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The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still. - Exodus 14:14 (NIV)

One morning on vacation, my daughter and I took a walk along the beach. We saw a small crab sidling quickly toward the water. But the tide was coming in, and for every inch the crab progressed, a wave would hit the shore, causing the crab to somersault further back...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to recognize when we are relying solely on ourselves, and turn us back to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 14:9-18

Thought for the Day

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