“Oh no, my lord! What shall we do?” the servant asked. . . . Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” - 2 Kings 6:15, 17 (NIV)

I can identify with Elisha’s servant who stumbled out of bed to discover an army aligned against him. Like the servant, I have sometimes found myself surrounded by threatening circumstances — ominous medical diagnoses, financial strains, family crises. When normal life takes an adverse turn, it’s easy to feel vulnerable...

Today's Prayer
Mighty Father, give us Elisha’s eyes! Help us sense your watchful protection always surrounding us. Amen.
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Today's Reading
2 Kings 6:8-17

Thought for the Day

I am always surrounded by God’s protective power.

Prayer Focus

Someone who feels threatened


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