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[Remember] the words of the Lord Jesus, . . . “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” - Acts 20:35 (NRSV)

The farmers’ market was loaded with vegetables at the height of the summer harvest. My wife and I moved through the crowd with our children, enjoying the sights and smells — and the samples! A farmer was standing in front of a truckload of sweet corn and advertising with an...

Today's Prayer
Generous God, thank you for the privilege of sharing your abundant gifts with others. Though we cannot match your generosity, help us to develop a lifestyle of cheerful giving. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 9:6-8

Thought for the Day

For whom will I do a favor in God’s name today?

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