[The gatekeeper] calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. - John 10:3 (NRSV)

My cat, Max, isn’t very smart, but he is very affectionate and loves people. Every day at breakfast, he puts his paws on my leg for his morning head scratch. When I get up and go into the bathroom, he comes running upstairs and meows with panic because he can’t...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, by your grace, help us to listen for and follow your voice. As Jesus taught us, we pray, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matt. 6:9-13, KJV). Amen.
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Today's Reading
John 10:1-14

Thought for the Day

When I am lost, God calls me by name.

Prayer Focus

Those feeling separated from God


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