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I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and 
delivered me from all my fears. - Psalm 34:4 (KJV)

It was 2 o’clock in the morning, and I sat by my bedside, sweating profusely and wondering how I’d managed to escape. I had just awakened from yet another terrible dream, this time featuring a large python that was pursuing me and about to swallow me. I added this to...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for delivering us from all fears. We pray as Jesus taught us, saying, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matt. 6:9-13, KJV).

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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:1-9

Thought for the Day

Today when my fears arise, I will remember that God can give me peace.

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