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A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. - Psalm 68:5 (NIV)

When I was in school my father attended all of my activities — football games, basketball games, wrestling tournaments. For a long time I thought it was only because of our close relationship. However, his support of student athletes continued until he was well into his sixties. Only at my...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, continue to show us through others that you are always watching over and guiding us along life’s path. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 68:4-10

Thought for the Day

Like the best earthly fathers, God is always there for me.

Prayer Focus

Those who are fatherless


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