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Resist [the devil], steadfast in your faith, for you know that your brothers and sisters in all the world are undergoing the same kinds of suffering. - 1 Peter 5:9 (NRSV)

I enjoy exercising by attending an aerobic dance class. Many times the instructor shouts words of encouragement from her place in the front. With an elastic band held in each of my hands stretched out in front of me, I hear her say, “Try to stretch the band as far...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to trust in you, and train us to reflect your glory in all that we do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:6-11

Thought for the Day

Where is God asking me to stretch beyond my routine?

Prayer Focus

To grow stronger spiritually


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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