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[God] put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come. - 2 Corinthians 1:22 (NIV)

During summer months when school was out, I often spent time with my grandparents. One of my favorite memories is grabbing soft drinks from their fridge. At home, we had the plastic 2-liter bottles, but my grandparents had the old-fashioned glass bottles. Having grown up at a time when almost...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us see that you care for us so much that you placed your Spirit in us as a guarantee that we will be with you forever. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:21-22

Thought for the Day

God’s Spirit in my heart is a reminder of greater things to come.

Prayer Focus

For trust in the Holy Spirit


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