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The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that 
person from the book of life. - Revelation 3:5 (NIV)

I have always followed stories of Olympic athletes with enthusiasm, but the stories of doping and accusations of unfair judges and manipulated results have made me look for other examples of victory.
Today I prefer to contemplate the small but significant victories that often go unnoticed. I am struck by...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, encourage us when we face challenges. Help us to persevere so that we may find victory in you. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-7

Thought for the Day

Obstacles are an invitation to persevere in faith.

Prayer Focus

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