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Seek first [your heavenly Father’s] kingdom and 
his righteousness, and all these things 
will be given to you as well. - Matthew 6:33 (NIV)

Jacob had been wearing the same pair of shoes for five years, and they were literally disintegrating on his feet. Though there are roughly 140 of us at this prison, death row has only 12 jobs available, each paying $2.80 per week. A pair of shoes 
costs $40.00, and Jacob...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to trust you to provide for our needs. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 4:4-9

Thought for the Day

With God there are no limits.

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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE