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Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. 
Worship the Lord with gladness; come 
into his presence with singing. - Psalm 100:1-2 (NRSV)

Our two-year-old grandson, Gabriel, is a delight to all his family. My husband and I are in our seventies and our other two grandchildren are teenagers, so it has been a blessing to us all to have this little one come into our lives. Gabriel greets every morning with great...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to greet with enthusiasm the blessings you give us through the simple pleasures of your handiwork. Help us to share our faith in you with others. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Lamentations 3:21-25

Thought for the Day

What excites me about my faith in Christ?

Prayer Focus

To share the joy of knowing God


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