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Jesus said, “Go and make disciples of all nations.” - Matthew 28:19 (NIV)

Harvesting wild blackberries is not easy. They ripen in the heat of the summer in places with little shade. If you don’t go out when they are ripe, you won’t find any to pick. Also, you may go out one day and pick all of the ripe ones, leaving behind...

Today's Prayer
Father God, open our eyes to the needs among us. Give us courage and willingness to respond to your call. We pray the prayer Jesus taught us, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil” (Luke 11:2-4, KJV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 9:35-38

Thought for the Day

“The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few” (Matt. 9:37).

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