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Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)

My wife and I are retired and take care of our two young grandsons while our daughter and her husband are at work. Because we love our grandsons, we hate to see them crying or in distress. When they are sick or hungry, we joyfully supply what they need.


Today's Prayer
Holy God, give us strength to remain joyous in all circumstances so that you may be glorified. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 5:3-5

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Like a good parent, God joyfully supplies what I need.

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