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Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. - Psalm 119:105 (NIV)

When I was a child in Brazil, it was not easy to afford a Bible, especially for my parents. My first Bible was a Christmas gift from my uncle José. He had already marked it up as he read from that Bible over the years. I can still see it...

Today's Prayer
Our God and Father, work in us to will and to act in order to fulfill your good purposes. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Nehemiah 8:1-10, 18

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