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Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial 
because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has 
promised to those who love him. - James 1:12 (NIV)

With rent, utilities, medicine, food, and anything else required for day-to-day living, my wife and I often find ourselves struggling to live on our small, fixed income. We try to plan ahead to buy only what we need — to make a shopping list and stick to it. This way...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to avoid the temptations of this world and instead to store up treasure in you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 1:12-16

Thought for the Day

Material things come and go, but spiritual wealth lasts forever.

Prayer Focus

Those living on fixed incomes


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