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Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they 
do not know what they are doing.” - Luke 23:34 (NIV)

Many years ago when I was seven and my brother was three, I witnessed a group of adults bullying my mother because she was of Japanese heritage. Even though I was too young to understand why this was happening, I was angry and felt hatred. I knew that if my...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for forgiving our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:43-48

Thought for the Day

When I forgive, God heals me.

Prayer Focus

Those who persecute me


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