A Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. - Luke 10:33 (NIV)

A good friend of mine was mugged one evening after getting off a city bus. Unfortunately, at first no one came to his aid. Then two young men arrived on the scene. They chased the mugger away, called 911, and then sat with my friend until the ambulance arrived. As...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for using unlikely heroes to help those in need. Help us to see each person through your eyes and to value every person as your beloved creation. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 10:25-37

Thought for the Day

When I look through Jesus’ eyes, I can see value in every person.

Prayer Focus

Those who risk their safety for others


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