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The Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your needs in parched places, and make your bones strong. - Isaiah 58:11 (NRSV)

I was 31 years old and at a major crossroads in my life. For the previous four years I had been teaching on an island in the South Pacific, and my contract was coming to an end. My house was isolated from the village. I had no telephone and no...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, it is a great comfort to know that you are with us and will never leave us. Thank you for your faithfulness to us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 28:10-22

Thought for the Day

Whatever I do, God will be by my side.

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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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