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Those who wait for the Lord shall 
renew their strength. - Isaiah 40:31 (NRSV)

When I was about five years old I had a heart disease called endocarditis. In those days this disease was very serious, and my life was threatened for almost a year. My family members were not Christians; but because we lived in a small town, the Sunday school in the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, bless all who have been touched by your care, and bring them to a true faith in Jesus our savior. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:27-31

Thought for the Day

I will follow as God leads me to help others start their journey to faith.

Prayer Focus

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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