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Encourage one another and build each other up. - 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)

As I stood to preach one morning, I suddenly lost the sight in my left eye. I couldn’t see the faces of people in the congregation or the notes I had prepared for my sermon. After two surgeries and weekly visits to the ophthalmologist, my vision is almost back to...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for all of our many blessings. Help us to grow closer to you each day — especially in times of trial. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 1:2-5

Thought for the Day

How can I exercise my spiritual muscles today?

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