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Jesus said, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” - John 16:33 (NIV)

While my husband’s Uncle Jim was in the hospital awaiting open-heart surgery, he received the shocking news that his only son had been instantly killed in a logging accident. Jim was inconsolable. “Why not me instead of him?” he cried out to God. When it seemed he had no more...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you for your steadfast love. Sustain us when we give in to doubt. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 16:15-33

Thought for the Day

God never abandons me.

Prayer Focus

Those who are grieving


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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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