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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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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