Bob McCarthy (California)
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We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. - 2 Corinthians 4:7 (NIV)
Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee when he saw Simon and Andrew fishing. A little farther down the lakeshore Jesus came upon James and his brother John. He called all four of them to join him. I have often wondered why Jesus chose these men to follow him....
Jesus calls all people to follow him — no résumé required.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”