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David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.” - 1 Samuel 17:45 (NIV)

In today’s reading, David, a young shepherd, faced the challenge of fighting Goliath. No one believed that David could defeat Goliath. But David told King Saul that God had helped him defend his flock of sheep from lions and bears and would rescue him from Goliath too. David declined to...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your protection. Help us to trust in you so that we can overcome the obstacles of our lives. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 17:32-50

Thought for the Day

With God I can conquer anything.

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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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