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[Jesus] said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed 
with sorrow to the point of death. Stay 
here and keep watch with me.” - Matthew 26:38 (NIV)

As Jesus approached the moment of his betrayal, he was fully aware of the dreadful task ahead. He desired to draw near to God and took his closest disciples with him. When Jesus wanted to approach his Father in prayer, he told his disciples to wait and keep watch with...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, even when we don’t seem to have an active part, help us remain engaged with and excited for the work you are doing. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 26:31-46

Thought for the Day

When God calls, I will be ready.

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