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Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little 
child will never enter it.” - Mark 10:15 (NIV)

Because of illness, I haven’t been able to attend church services regularly. However, I did get a surprise and blessing when children from my church knocked on my door one evening to give me a stone they had painted with “We (heart symbol) you!” Their craftwork now sits on my...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, may we be reborn with the wonder and joy of seeing you with childlike faith. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 10:13-16

Thought for the Day

Children are the best teachers when it comes to God’s kingdom.

Prayer Focus

The children of my church


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