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Our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from 
there that we are expecting a Savior, 
the Lord Jesus Christ. - Philippians 3:20 (NRSV)

In 2010, four of us from Nigeria were accepted to do doctoral work in Washington, DC. The paperwork was complete, and all we needed were our visas. I was the last person to go for an interview. Because the other three had gotten their visas, I felt confident I would...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to remember that our stay here is temporary. Thank you for the hope of an eternity with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 3:17-21

Thought for the Day

God’s grace assures me that I will be welcomed as a citizen of heaven.

Prayer Focus

Someone applying for a visa

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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