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Jesus said to [the Pharisees], “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” - Mark 2:17 (NIV)

I was in the prison yard reading my Bible when another inmate approached me and began to tell me about some issues he was dealing with. I talked to him for about 20 minutes before I needed to leave to attend the worship service in the chapel. “Can I come...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to bring others closer to you by ministering to them wherever we are. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Timothy 1:12-16

Thought for the Day

Regardless of my past, God can still use me.

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