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No testing has overtaken you that is not common 
to everyone. God is faithful, and he will not let 
you be tested beyond your strength, but . . . 
will also provide the way out so that you 
may be able to endure it. - 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NRSV)

Many people who are trying to comfort someone experiencing tragedy say, “God never gives us more than we can handle.” But this can backfire, making the sufferer feel worse. They may say: “If God is sending me these crises because I’m so strong, then I don’t want to be strong.”...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us eyes to see the way through that you offer us in times of adversity and the faith to trust your promise. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 43:1-7

Thought for the Day

When life is too hard, God will provide a way through.

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