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It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be 
burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1 (NIV)

As a black man living in the United States, I consider freedom one of my most precious blessings. My ancestors were slaves once, bought and sold like property, worked like cattle and sometimes beaten even to the point of death. My ancestors could only dream of the freedom I was...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, thank you for giving your life to set us free. Help us to share this gift with all those who are still in bondage. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 6:1-7

Thought for the Day

Freedom from sin and death is a true treasure from God.

Prayer Focus

Those who are enslaved


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