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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....

Today's Prayer
Open our ears and hearts, dear Christ, to hear your call to us each day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 1:16-20

Thought for the Day

Jesus calls all people to follow him — no résumé required.

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