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The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, 
but the Lord looks at the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)

One Sunday afternoon as my husband and I waited in the church foyer for a meeting to start, a man who knew about the church’s ministry with those experiencing homelessness came in to ask us for bus money. We gave him five dollars, and he went on his way. A...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, that you know us through and through, yet still love us. Help us to accept others and to see them as you do. Amen.

Today's Reading
Psalms 139:1-6

Thought for the Day

God loves me, faults and all.

Prayer Focus

To see others as God sees them

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