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Jesus said, “Blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me.” - Matthew 11:6 (NRSV)

In today’s reading, we find that John the Baptist was imprisoned because of his preaching. While in prison, John heard about the works of Jesus and sent two of his disciples to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” (NIV). John’s question...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, when disappointments come our way, please help our faith and love for you to remain strong. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 11:1-6

Thought for the Day

Even when my prayers seem unanswered, God still loves me.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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