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Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)

I have been a Christian for over 40 years and have studied and meditated on 1 Thessalonians several times. As many times as I have slowed down and considered every phrase of the verse quoted above, it wasn’t until my youngest son was deployed overseas that I began to truly...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, we praise you for hearing and answering our prayers. Help us to continue steadfast prayer throughout each day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Thessalonians 5:12-24

Thought for the Day

I will rejoice with prayerful thanksgiving today and always.

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