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When Moses’ hands grew tired . . . . Aaron and Hur held his hands up — one on one side, one on the other — so that his hands remained steady till sunset. - Exodus 17:12 (NIV)

During my senior year of high school, I coordinated the worship bands for our junior-high, high-school, and homeless ministries. I gave guitar lessons to children and played bass for another church on Wednesday nights. And when our high-school ministry was without a pastor for several months, I saw the pain...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, open us to accept the help of others to do the good work that you have called us to do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 17:9-13

Thought for the Day

How can I rely on others to help me do God’s work?

Prayer Focus

The ministries of my church


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Decades of Faithfulness

Pastor Harold Stinson was given The Upper Room as a child by his mother. He is now 71 years old and still reads the devotional guide every day but now in large print. He also hosts a daily prayer call and uses the scripture from the meditation as the basis for that call. 

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