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The whole law is summed up in a single 
commandment, “You shall love your 
neighbor as yourself.” - Galatians 5:14 (NRSV)

At one time during my childhood, my mom was my Sunday school teacher. She suggested we think of ourselves as a mirror, reflecting Christ’s love to others through our actions.
For years, I kept hearing that it is necessary for Christians to witness for Christ. But since I assumed this...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for letting Christ shine through our lives to others. Help us to remember that it is your light that shines through us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13

Thought for the Day

How do I preach the gospel?

Prayer Focus

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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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