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Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast 
in the kingdom of God. - Luke 14:15 (NIV)

My good friend Buck had just died. Only two months before, he was healthy, hale, and hearty — or so we thought. Then he was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and was given but a short time to live. All who knew and loved him were still in a...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for good and faithful friends, for the faith and fellowship of the church, and for the hope of eternity which we have in you. In Christ we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 10:28-31

Thought for the Day

I look forward with joy to participating in God’s great feast.

Prayer Focus

Someone whose close 
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