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God chose what the world considers low-class and low-life — what is considered to be nothing — to reduce what is considered to be something to nothing. - 1 Corinthians 1:28 (CEB)

In popular literature, plays, and poetry, the common people often have unimportant roles while the exalted parts go to kings, princes, and princesses.

But the New Testament flips that perception. In God’s story, the common people take center stage. It is not a king’s eloquent decree that makes Jesus stop,...

Today's Prayer
God of all people, help us to look beyond earthly success. Open our eyes to see the value of all people, just as you do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Thought for the Day

God exalts those who act with faith.

Prayer Focus

Those who feel unimportant

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