[We look] for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our 
Saviour Jesus Christ. - Titus 2:13 (KJV)

Sometimes I find myself complaining about the aches and pains of old age and reminiscing about the “good old days.” In today’s reading, we meet Anna, an elderly widow who did not complain or dwell on the past. She was a prophetess in Jesus’ time, and her circumstances were difficult....

Today's Prayer
God of encouragement, help us to take our eyes off our own difficulties and focus on your promises and future blessings for the world. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 2:36-38

Thought for the Day

No matter my age, I can focus on God’s promises for the future.

Prayer Focus

Future generations


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