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People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)

I must admit that Carl wasn’t my first choice. At the time, he wasn’t even on my radar. I had requested a brown, female bulldog. Unfortunately, the brown beauty died only a couple days after birth. Being eager for a new bulldog puppy, I didn’t 
hesitate when the breeder sent...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to look beyond people’s appearance, ethnicity, or socioeconomic background and see them as you do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 16:1-12

Thought for the Day

Every day I will try to view people the way God does.

Prayer Focus

To look beyond outward appearance


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