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If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, 
we die for the Lord. So, whether we live 
or die, we belong to the Lord. - Romans 14:8 (NIV)

As my friend Charles approached serious heart surgery, he had great peace. He explained: “Whatever way it turns out, I’m a winner.” A few years later, he faced another heart procedure with the same peace and the same words.
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Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, that whether in life or in death, you are always with us. We pray as Jesus taught us saying, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 1:20-24

Thought for the Day

No matter what I face today, Jesus is always with me.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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