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The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? - Jeremiah 17:9 (NIV)

A bee entered the passenger-side window of my car and headed straight for the clear windshield, searching for escape. For several minutes it bumped against the glass. When the bee approached my side of the car, I opened my door and it flew on to freedom.

As I thought of...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, reveal to us the hidden areas of our lives that prevent us from finding full freedom in Christ. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 12:1-3

Thought for the Day

God can help me discover the invisible barriers that keep me from being free in Christ.

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