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Strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. - Matthew 6:33 (NRSV)

My 92-year-old uncle lives by himself in Sarasota, Florida. As Hurricane Irma was about to hit southern Florida, he really didn’t want to leave his house, but his kids convinced him that it was time to go. He packed everything that meant something to him in two suitcases and left....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, as we weather life’s storms, help us to build our lives on the firm foundation of your Son so the world can see the source of our strength. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 6:47-49

Thought for the Day

During life’s storms, Jesus is my foundation.

Prayer Focus

To focus on what is important


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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”

 On September 19th, attend Emmaus Ministries International Virtual Gathering.