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You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat. - Isaiah 25:4 (NIV)

A violent hailstorm ripped through many parts of my city. Our church windows were not spared when the golf-ball sized hailstones punched through them. On Sunday morning, as I sat in a quiet space in a hall with broken windows, I wondered what good could come from this damage.

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Today's Prayer
Loving God, we pray for those who seek shelter from the storms of life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 31:19-22

Thought for the Day

How can I help make my church a true sanctuary?

Prayer Focus

The people of South Africa


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