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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Today’s quoted verse is one of the most popular scripture verses to memorize. And it should be. It’s a lovely, encouraging verse. But a lot of people don’t realize that this verse is part of a letter to exiles — the Israelites, who still have 70 years of captivity ahead...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for bringing us comfort in hard times. Help us to sense your presence, even when circumstances make it hard. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:1-14

Thought for the Day

No matter my situation, God speaks words of comfort to me.

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