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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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Decades of Faithfulness

Pastor Harold Stinson was given The Upper Room as a child by his mother. He is now 71 years old and still reads the devotional guide every day but now in large print. He also hosts a daily prayer call and uses the scripture from the meditation as the basis for that call. 

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