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Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal. - Isaiah 26:4 (NIV)

I have recently been inspired and encouraged by the rock-solid faith displayed by two of my friends in very difficult circumstances. Muriel, who is in her eighties, lost her friend of 64 years to cancer. She wrote to tell me with absolute certainty that Betty had “gone to glory at...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, deepen our faith so that we may learn to rely on your love and strength in every situation. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 11:1-10

Thought for the Day

God is the only sure foundation for life.

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