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If we confess our sins, [God] is faithful and just 
and will forgive us our sins and purify us 
from all unrighteousness. - 1 John 1:9 (NIV)

From a wheelchair I leaned forward beside the hospital bed of my four-month-old son, Ben, and touched his small hand. I wished I could reach his cheek below the white bandage wrapped around his head. Machines attached to tubes in his head and chest were keeping him alive. My heart...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Holy Redeemer, for your grace that flows freely to all of us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:1-11

Thought for the Day

My guilt is no match for God’s grace.

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