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Teach them to your children and 
to their children after them. - Deuteronomy 4:9 (NIV)

On Christian Education Sunday, my mind wandered while our pastor honored the adults who agreed to teach the children and youth in our church. I admit I wasn’t listening until the pastor commented, “Teachers touch many lives.”
Suddenly an image of a loving face framed by wisps of gray hair...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for all the people who show us the love of Jesus by both word and deed. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

Thought for the Day

How am I passing on the lessons of faith?

Prayer Focus

My Sunday school teachers


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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