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I am the Lord your God, who teaches you 
what is best for you, who directs you 
in the way you should go. - Isaiah 48:17 (NIV)

When our son Joel was learning to ride a bike, he had to ride in the driveway and on the lawn because there were no sidewalks near our house. Our gravel driveway was short and bumpy, and riding on the lawn wasn’t much fun either. So Joel eyed the road...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Father, for looking out for our good. Increase our trust in your loving heart. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 48:12-19

Thought for the Day

God knows best — better than I do.

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