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Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. - Psalm 119:11 (KJV)

Some time ago I was told that a neighbor had spoken negatively about me. I became furious and immediately went to confront, even to fight, that person. As I was dashing off, a scripture I had read came to my mind: “Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, help us to store up your word in our hearts so that we will not sin against you. We pray as Jesus taught us, saying, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Deuteronomy 11:18-21

Thought for the Day

Remembering God’s word can keep me on the right path.

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