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The psalmist wrote, “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.” - Psalm 34:1 (NRSV)

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Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to keep your praise continually on our lips and in our hearts. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 16:22-31

Thought for the Day

When I praise God, my worries are placed in the shadow of God’s greatness.

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