By grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. - Ephesians 2:8 (NRSV)

I live in a city where students are very competitive. I got used to the competition at a young age and became focused on staying at the top. Whenever a classmate performed better than I did, I would tell myself that I would do better than he next time. But...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you that our salvation does not depend on our achievements. Help us feel your presence in all the times of our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 2:1-10

Thought for the Day

God loves me regardless of my achievements.

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Those who feel their worth depends on achieving

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