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[The Lord declares], “I will show my love to the one 
I called ‘Not my loved one.’ I will say to those 
called ‘Not my people, ’ ‘You are my people’; 
and they will say, ‘You are my God.’” - Hosea 2:23 (NIV)

At each Sunday service, a man at my church sits in the last pew and greets everyone who enters. It doesn’t matter who wanders into the church: stranger, newcomer, or homeless person. If he doesn’t know the visitor, he introduces himself and asks for his or her name. At the...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you for sending your son Jesus Christ to show us the way to live. Help us always to follow his example and show kindness to everyone. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 2:1-9

Thought for the Day

God loves me and knows me by name.

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