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Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. - Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)

My good friend Fred has taught me a lot about serving the Lord. Fred started his career as a high school teacher but was troubled by seeing hurting students making poor life choices. He felt a calling to do something to help. After much prayer with his wife, Dorothy, Fred...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for never leaving us no matter what we encounter. Help us to be humble servants for your kingdom, always trusting in you. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 4:10-11

Thought for the Day

When I say yes, God will do the rest.

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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