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Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, 
for God loves a cheerful giver. - 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NRSV)

The organist played and everyone stood to sing. The ushers processed slowly to the front of the church, carrying the offering plates. Everything was just as it should be except one thing. A fuzzy stuffed elephant sat on top of one of the offering plates. The sight of the stuffed...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to be cheerful givers every day — pleasing you with our generosity and joy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 9:10-15

Thought for the Day

All my gifts come from God, and I will share them with others.

Prayer Focus

To celebrate God’s gifts to us


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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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