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Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. - Joshua 1:9 (NIV)

My husband and I were praying about moving our family across the country to help launch a new ministry. Leaving family, friends, and a good job behind made the decision hard, but we felt that God was urging us to go. One night when my heart felt heavy about leaving,...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for giving us the strength and courage to do what you have called us to do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 1:1-9

Thought for the Day

Today I will read scripture and listen for God’s leading.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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