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We have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. - 1 Corinthians 2:12 (KJV)

When I discovered I would be late for lunch with a friend, I sent a text message asking her to order my meal for me. We enjoyed a long visit over good food. On my way home I realized that my friend had not only ordered my food for me,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us be generous givers and grateful receivers, so that in all things, you may receive the glory. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 10:1-9

Thought for the Day

What gift is God inviting me to receive graciously today?

Prayer Focus

To be gracious in receiving


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