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Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering. - Isaiah 53:4 (NIV)

Twelve years ago I was diagnosed with chronic malaria. Every week I had to go to the hospital to receive proper treatment, and because of that, I faced deep despair. Some time later a work colleague invited me to attend an activity at his church. At first I was afraid,...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for words that bring healing and illuminate our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 53:1-10

Thought for the Day

Scripture offers me hope in times of trouble.

Prayer Focus

Those suffering from malaria


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Joining friends at The Upper Room in morning prayer on Facebook Live has been an anchor in the storm during recent weeks. In the chaos of trying to figure out how to do ministry in strange and uncertain times, it was a compelling call to stop, breathe, listen, and be in community with those who gather "where the world meets to pray." Join us each day for morning prayer.