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Come near to God and [God] will come near to you. - James 4:8 (NIV)

Recently, one of my preschool students and I were alone outside. Out of the blue, he asked me, “Why do I have to believe in God?” I answered, “Well, you don’t have to believe in God; but I sure do. I can’t imagine my life without God.” We had a...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for being a constant presence in our lives. We need you in all the circumstances of our day-by-day living. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 73:23-28

Thought for the Day

God stays close to me, and I will stay close to God.

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