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Jesus said, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.” - John 15:1-2 (NIV)

Fire destroyed the Bible camp’s main building, which housed the chapel, dining hall, and kitchen. One year later, I looked at the trees that had been in close proximity to the fire. Green leaves fluttered in stark contrast to scorched bark and dead, blackened branches. I could still see life...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to remain in you so that we may have abundant life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 15:1-8

Thought for the Day

What habits or attitudes will I ask God to prune from my life?

Prayer Focus

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Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.” 

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