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Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time. - 1 Peter 5:6 (NRSV)

Years ago the pastor at a men’s retreat encouraged us to kneel in prayer to practice humility before God. This posture was new to me, but I knelt beside other men to bow before the Lord. I was so moved by that experience that I adopted a daily pattern of...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, following your example, we ask that you help us to bow before God and worship in true humility. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 2:3-11

Thought for the Day

How will I follow Jesus’ example of humility?

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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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