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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?

Prayer Focus

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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”

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