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Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with 
perseverance the race marked out for us. - Hebrews 12:1 (NIV)

One day when I was looking for a particular pair of slacks, the closet was so full I could not find them. Much to my surprise, I could not remember the last time I had worn half of the clothes in the closet. That day, they seemed to me like...

Today's Prayer
Almighty God, come dwell in our hearts. Help us release what is not pleasing in your sight so that we may find strength and gladness in you. We pray as Jesus taught us, saying, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matt. 6:9-13, KJV).

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 12:1-3

Thought for the Day

“Create in me a pure heart, O God” (Ps. 51:10).

Prayer Focus

To release spiritual clutter


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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