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I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, 
I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, 
I was a stranger and you invited me in. - Matthew 25:35 (NIV)

During WWII many people in the U.S. lacked the basics of life — food and shelter — just as many do today. On this 
particular rainy winter day in South Louisiana in 1944, I spotted a man crossing our neighbor’s backyard. He was disheveled, and he approached our backdoor holding...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us the compassion to open our eyes, our hearts, and our doors to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 25:35-40

Thought for the Day

The next time I see someone in need, I will serve Christ by offering help.

Prayer Focus

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