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Every day, they met together in the temple and 
ate in their homes. They shared food with 
gladness and simplicity. - Acts 2:46 (CEB)

During my undergraduate college years, most of my friends belonged to a Jewish congregation that began each weekend with worship and a shared evening meal. I attended several of these Shabbat services which were led in Hebrew. I did not understand the language or the pattern of worship, but I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, teach us to wait with expectant hearts for your blessings to be revealed. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 16:1-8

Thought for the Day

God delights in my worship, even when the form is unfamiliar to me.

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“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.